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Beverages

The Beverages section deals with how all sorts of drinks actually work. Learn the affects that tea, beer, water and other beverages can have on your metabolism and overall health.

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Tea Questions

Are you a tea drinker that finds yourself growing tired of the same flavor? Well, you're in luck. Tea is now available in many different flavors, warm or cold, for refreshment or to improve health. Get answers to all of your tea questions here.


What 'Percentage' Is Whole Milk?

How do the percentages on milk differ? Learn about the relationship between whole, 2, 1 percent and skim milk in this HowStuffWorks Now article. See more »

Cows Need Not Apply: Synthetic Vegan Lab Milk on the Horizon

Can we create cow milk in a lab without cows? Learn more about synthetic animal-free milk in this HowStuffWorks Now article. See more »

What's in your pumpkin spice latte? Find out how few real ingredients are in this popular fall beverage at HowStuffWorks Now. See more »

Does whole milk spoil faster than skim milk?

When it comes to milk, does fat content determine how quickly it spoils? Find out if whole milk spoils faster than skim milk at HowStuffWorks. See more »

10 Mind-blowing Alcohol Facts

Surprisingly, America's Puritan forebears drank far more liquor than Americans of today. That's one of 10 mind-blowing alcohol facts from HowStuffWorks. See more »

Should I pay any attention to my beer's 'born-on' date?

While some brands proudly display their beers' 'date of birth,' others hide it. Should you pay attention to your beer's 'born-on' date? Find out at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Does beer really make you fat?

Does beer really make you fat? Not according to the beer commercials! Get the truth from HowStuffWorks. See more »

You can make a still using just a pot, a wok, a glass and some ice. Learn about how to make a still in this article. See more »

Juice and Smoothie Pictures

Juices and smoothies are a great way to eat healthy and stay fit. Fill up on these juice and smoothie pictures and get blending! See more »

10 Essentials to Keep a Stocked Bar

Do you know what the essentials to keep a stocked bar are? Check out this article and get our 10 essentials to keep a stocked bar. See more »