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Forget carbonation, oxygenation could make your liquid sin a little less harmful

There are numerous dangers of being under the influence of alcohol -- from damage to your body, to loss of coordination, and inhibitions (which each can lead to countless dangers) -- nonetheless, the sensation of inebriation is undeniably pleasant for most.  So what if you could have your liquid sin in a safer form?  

That's a goal that Korean doctors Kwang-il Kwon and Hye Gwang Jeong researching at the Chungnam National University in South Korea feel they have achieved.  Unlike other research groups that have focused on creating "alcohol substitutes" -- typically liquid pharmaceuticals – the researchers examined oxygenated alcohol, a popular form of alcohol in Korea. Oxygenated alcohol has the same bubbly appearance as carbonated alcohols like American beers, but instead of carbon dioxide, the main gas is diatomic oxygen.

To test the health benefits of oxygenation, the researchers gave subjects 19.5 percent alcohol uncarbonated drinks and 19.5 percent alcohol oxygenated drinks at doses of 240 ml and 360 ml (about as much alcohol as would be in 2.5 and 4 80-proof shots, respectively).  

Intriguingly, the patients indulging in the oxygenated beverages sobered up 20 to 30 minutes faster.  The more oxygen, the faster the return to sobriety; patients drinking 360 ml of 20 ppm oxygen spirits returned to sobriety 23.3 minutes faster than those drinking non-oxygenated spirits, and when the oxygen levels were bumped to 25 ppm, the participants sobered 27 minutes faster.

The study also found that those drinking the oxygenated liquors had a lower incidence of hangovers than those consuming standard alcohol.  Those who did experience hangovers found them to be less severe.

The results indicate that oxygenation minimizes some of alcohol's negative effects on the body.  Sobriety is determined by how fast the body can break down alcohol, and the quicker return to sobriety could indicate that oxygenated alcohol is processed faster, leading to less stress on the liver and other organs.  Likewise, less hangovers could indicate less changes to brain blood flow and a reduced risk of brain damage.  

The reason behind the faster breakdown of alcohol appears to be that hepatic enzymes require oxygen to function.  When the oxygenated alcohol is pumped to the liver, some of the oxygen sticks with the ethanol, allowing the liver enzymes to operate more efficiently.

Describes Dr. Kwon, "The oxygen-enriched alcohol beverage reduces plasma alcohol concentrations faster than a normal dissolved-oxygen alcohol beverage does. This could provide both clinical and real-life significance. The oxygen-enriched alcohol beverage would allow individuals to become sober faster, and reduce the side effects of acetaldehyde without a significant difference in alcohol's effects. Furthermore, the reduced time to a lower BAC may reduce alcohol-related accidents. It seems that these drinks can maintain a high dissolved-oxygen concentration for about 10 to 20 days before the stopper is removed, and for 70 minutes after removing the stopper, respectively, at room temperature."

Among the major manufacturers of oxygenated liquor in South Korea is Sunyang Co., which makes the popular O2 Lin spirit.  The company claims that the oxygenated alcoholic beverage, "helps clarify your brain, energizes your body cells, and maintains healthy and resilient skin."

While that might not hold true, the new study indicates that the oxygenated alcohol may well be significantly better for you than its non-oxygenated counterpart and be a more pleasant experience.  

Perhaps the only question that remains is whether the oxygenated drinks can equal their non-oxygenated counterparts in taste and mouth-feel.  If they can, the study may indicate a significant leap towards Star Trek-like "synthehol".



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money making scheme
By BuckinBottoms on 3/2/2010 5:11:55 PM , Rating: 5
I didn't get drunk just to sober up faster. Now I'll just have to buy more oxygenated alcohol to counteract the effects. But at least I'll have healthy and resilient skin!




RE: money making scheme
By Yawgm0th on 3/2/2010 5:28:01 PM , Rating: 2
This was my exactly my first thought. "Great, now it will take even more liquor to get me drunk."


RE: money making scheme
By johnr81 on 3/2/2010 7:33:56 PM , Rating: 1
Mine too. On the other hand, driving home after a 6 pack and poker might be safer. I'm also pretty sure I've been legally intoxicated the mornings following excessive drinking on several occasions, this should help curtail that.


RE: money making scheme
By Xerstead on 3/2/2010 9:32:23 PM , Rating: 1
Are these guys light-weights?
Reporting hangovers on 4 shots (2 pints of beer) worth of drink?


RE: money making scheme
By SilthDraeth on 3/2/2010 10:03:34 PM , Rating: 2
They are Korean. Koreans can handle hard alcohol better than beer. But still can't handle that much.


RE: money making scheme
By Yawgm0th on 3/3/2010 1:50:27 AM , Rating: 1
Everything about this is wrong. Simply being Korean doesn't make you genetically bad at handling alcohol -- being Korean or any far east Asian does correlate with lower body mass and a resulting lower tolerance for alcohol consumption.

Other than that, it's ridiculous to say they handle hard liquor better than beer genetically or at all. Unless they are allergic or intolerant specifically to an ingredient of beer, they won't handle any quantity of one alcohol better than another. As long as the actual alcohol content is the same for the amounts of liquor imbibed, the booze itself does not matter.


RE: money making scheme
By Samus on 3/3/2010 2:34:56 AM , Rating: 2
I know a 130lb Korean girl that could probably out-drink anybody here. However, she is the rare exception in my pool of Asian friends. It could be genetic, skill/adaption, metabolism, or something she's not telling us about how she really feels the next morning, but I really hate it when people stereotype Asian alcohol compliance.

I have to agree Asian culture would be cooperative with hard liqour over beer, simply because beer hasn't existed in their culture for nearly as long as, say, Sake, dating back to 1200AD

That would imply that region of the would used alcohol for intoxication centuries before that of Africa and many other regions where people don't stereotype to be unable to "hold their liqour"


RE: money making scheme
By hyvonen on 3/3/2010 12:27:12 PM , Rating: 2
All the Koreans I know drink heavily, and can handle their liquor quite well. This covers beer, whiskey, vodka etc.


RE: money making scheme
By raddude9 on 3/3/2010 4:05:13 AM , Rating: 2
quote:
Simply being Korean doesn't make you genetically bad at handling alcohol

sorry to burst your bubble, but yes it does, look up 'alcohol tolerance' on wikipedia and you will find:

quote:
An estimated one third of persons of East Asian and Native American descent have an alcohol flush reaction, a condition where the body cannot break down ingested alcohol completely because it lacks the genetically coded enzyme that performs this function in the bodies of drinkers with "European" tolerance levels.[8] Flushing, or blushing, is associated with the erythema (reddening caused by dilation of capillaries) of the face, neck, and shoulder, after consumption of alcohol.


RE: money making scheme
By alanore on 3/3/2010 6:52:42 AM , Rating: 3
The reason for Europeans (and those from European decent, the Americas) being better at handling alcohol than those from Asian decent is to do with how they make their water safe hundred of years ago.

Dirty water was one of the biggest killers and spreaders of diseases. The Asian way was to boil the water and typically add leaves, making tea. The European way, was to make ale (beer) which killed off the bacteria, this is how they evolved a higher tolerance for it.


RE: money making scheme
By hyvonen on 3/3/2010 12:25:37 PM , Rating: 2
BS. Hundreds of years is not enough for a population to develop a significant genetic advantage.

Unless those who couldn't handle beer died from it, no evolutionary difference can be assumed here.


RE: money making scheme
By Yames on 3/9/2010 5:30:12 PM , Rating: 2
Not only that but fermented alcoholic drinks have been a part of nearly every society over the past few thousand years. Perhaps Europeans have just drank much more to excess then Asians and over the past 1000 or so years. That may be enough time.


RE: money making scheme
By Hieyeck on 3/3/2010 10:39:07 AM , Rating: 1
Being asian, 130-135 lbs, I can out drink all but 2 of my friends. One's a bartender, the other got a hard drink paid for by company every day for lunch for 4 years (lunch meetings in NZ O_o).


RE: money making scheme
By poohbear on 3/3/2010 10:58:04 AM , Rating: 2
its not genetics that they can drink more alcohol, its because they have a thing called soju which is hard alcohol and EVERYBODY and their cat drinks it. Ur expected to drink it w/ friends, and that builds their tolerance up to hard alcohol. that's all.


RE: money making scheme
By Samus on 3/3/2010 12:26:34 PM , Rating: 2
right. my comment surrounding genetics is based on alcohol, not beer. there is a substantial difference in how the liver breaks down enzymes in beer opposed to sake or soju.

and one thing a lot of people don't take into consideration is the earlier drinking age of asians (and europeans, and the rest of the world for that matter) as compared to average american teens. now don't get me wrong, I grew up in an irish neighborhood in Chicago and started drinking when I was 14. i remember my first taste of alcohol like it was yesterday, Guinness and Harp.

but many kids in the USA don't start drinking until their later teen years. in Korea and Japan, its tradition to drink pretty heavy alcohol before your even a teenager. that has a lot more than you think to do with 'holding your liquor.'


RE: money making scheme
By Shatbot on 3/4/2010 5:22:20 AM , Rating: 2
Being Korean doesn't make you "genetically bad" at handling alcohol but being Asian does. Many Asians have a less effective version of the enzyme that breaks down the step after alcohol. Supposedly many can get red noses and puffy faces when they drink alcohol.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alcohol_flush_reactio...


RE: money making scheme
By AssBall on 3/3/2010 7:27:14 AM , Rating: 2
With my home being at 7000+ feet, it will be just like drinking at sea level!


RE: money making scheme
By Ammohunt on 3/3/2010 1:53:04 PM , Rating: 2
Same here! i hate the feeling i get drinking at sea level the buzz is not nearly the same as 5k ft of elevation.


RE: money making scheme
By arazok on 3/2/2010 7:03:48 PM , Rating: 4
Exactly. It’s like creating a safer sports car by making it go slower. Sounds great but nobody will buy it.

I give it a year and this stuff will be law in Brittan. The government there seems to get off on taking the fun out of life.


RE: money making scheme
By Ammohunt on 3/3/2010 1:55:27 PM , Rating: 2
Thats how America came about; same basic reasons.


RE: money making scheme
By Jeffk464 on 3/2/2010 10:16:04 PM , Rating: 2
It sounds like it just kind of keeps your blood alcohol level lower by processing it out faster. Couldn't you pretty much do the same thing by drinking less, or spreading your drinks out over a longer period of time? Kind of like drinking beer instead of liquor, it puts the alcohol in your system slower.


RE: money making scheme
By JediJeb on 3/3/2010 10:04:09 AM , Rating: 2
Oxygen enrich the air in bars and you would achieve the same effect. Or if when drinking you breathe more deeply to hyper oxygenate the blood would also work. I guess the cheaper way to achieve the effect of this product would be to jog while drinking lol.


RE: money making scheme
By inperfectdarkness on 3/4/2010 11:53:30 AM , Rating: 2
i've been waiting for oxygenated soft-drinks to come out for a LONG time. i hope we'll start to see some now.


Easy hangover fix...
By iFX on 3/2/2010 6:39:02 PM , Rating: 2
For every drink you have also have a glass of water. That's it, no hangover.




RE: Easy hangover fix...
By mindless1 on 3/3/2010 4:42:18 AM , Rating: 3
Nonsense. If it were true all you'd have to do is drink beer (high water content) instead of hard liquor.

What you CAN do, is keep your metabolism up so you're breathing faster and liver metabolizing faster, and take a high dosage B-complex vitamin.

Be careful though, you will get used to your new higher tolerance level and just drink more (as you also feel the effects of the alcohol less while drinking).


RE: Easy hangover fix...
By iFX on 3/3/2010 5:07:53 PM , Rating: 2
Nonsense yourself. I've been using this trick for years. Alternately you can down the water at the end of the night but it's easier to just do it during the night. Hangovers are caused by dehydration.


RE: Easy hangover fix...
By mindless1 on 3/5/2010 9:32:57 PM , Rating: 2
False, it's simple science.

As I've already mentioned if it were true it would be impossible to get a hangover drinking beer, because for every "drink" of 1 oz alcohol you'd be drinking a glass of water mixed in!

Hangovers are not merely caused by dehydration. It IS true that being dehydrated can cause one, but alcohol displaces water, adding more water results in bloat and deficiency in water soluble vitamins, folate, Vit. C, and potassium among a few.

Again, it is scientific fact this happens. Some oversimplified website or college myth that water is all you need is misguided, or at the very most only works a few infrequent times because each time your body's reserve of other nutrients is diminished.

In summary it is true alcohol consumption increases your need for water, but water does not erase the effects of that consumption. Consume enough and you can drink a river without it solving the problem... but you'd probably end up pissing all over yourself in the middle of the night if you drink so much as to feel the need to try that.


RE: Easy hangover fix...
By BruceLeet on 3/3/2010 6:04:22 AM , Rating: 2
The way I get over hangovers is to jump in a cold shower head to the corner store get 4-5 bottles of Gatorade. Fresh air does you good, so does Gatorade for your electrolytes. etc

But if its a Saturday morning hangover, I'll just fix that up with a couple beers, or coolers...pending the condition of my throat.


RE: Easy hangover fix...
By JediJeb on 3/3/2010 10:17:54 AM , Rating: 2
Just be sure to have the Gatorade the day after and not with the alcohol, that is very bad. An athlete at my university died from it when I was in school. He had a glass of Gatorade mixed with pure grain alcohol, what it did was send the potassium from the Gatorade straight into his bloodstream which stopped his heart. It has happened more than once we found out later.


RE: Easy hangover fix...
By iFX on 3/3/2010 5:12:20 PM , Rating: 2
quote:
pure grain alcohol


There's your problem right there. May as well drink gasoline. FYI, alcohol takes less than 30 seconds to enter the blood stream after it enters your stomach, the Gatorade is irrelevant. I'm sorry to hear about your friend though.


this is ridiculous
By johnsonx on 3/2/2010 7:41:49 PM , Rating: 3
As every homebrewer should know, beer + oxygen = bad beer. How can anyone seriously propose oxygenating beer?

Besides, the CO2 in REAL beer is a natural result of the brewing and bottling/kegging process.




RE: this is ridiculous
By ClownPuncher on 3/2/2010 7:47:33 PM , Rating: 2
Yep, different mouthfeel, and...oxygen = flat beer. Even nitrogen widgets don't cut it for most people.


RE: this is ridiculous
By johnsonx on 3/2/2010 8:56:11 PM , Rating: 2
no, oxygen spoils beer, it doesn't just make it flat. You never want to do anything that results in oxygen contacting your beer. I think even the commercial swill that's been filtered and pasteurized within an inch of it's life would be harmed by oxygen.


RE: this is ridiculous
By rikulus on 3/3/2010 8:36:24 AM , Rating: 2
Actually, the filtered and pasteurized beer is damaged even faster by oxygen, as the yeast will absorb free oxygen to an extent in an unfiltered beer. Totally agree though that I can't see oxygenated beer ever taking off, filtered or unfiltered, it's a recipe for disaster.

I could only really see this working with like a commercial soda dispenser... where you could be oxygenating water alone, then mixing it with whatever else only just before serving.


RE: this is ridiculous
By johnsonx on 3/2/2010 9:02:33 PM , Rating: 2
I must admit though that on re-reading the article it doesn't actually say they're talking about doing this to beer. The article only mentions beer as a comparison of appearance.


RE: this is ridiculous
By JediJeb on 3/3/2010 10:06:36 AM , Rating: 2
I believe this would be more to make hard liquor look and feel more like champagne or other bubbly spirit.


I'm confused...
By Motoman on 3/2/2010 5:27:08 PM , Rating: 2
...I guess I was under the impression that the reason you got drunk, or buzzed, was explicitly because the alchohol limited the amount of oxygen that got to your brain...

...so by taking extra oxygen with your alchohol, are you not simply getting less drunk?




RE: I'm confused...
By Lord 666 on 3/2/2010 5:36:11 PM , Rating: 3
Nope, because if you limit the O2, its a different experience.

Check this out - http://www.howstuffworks.com/alcohol2.htm


RE: I'm confused...
By Motoman on 3/2/2010 6:32:23 PM , Rating: 2
I stand corrected.


RE: I'm confused...
By amanojaku on 3/2/2010 5:38:17 PM , Rating: 3
Come on, guys, seriously... Mick was pretty clear, but I'll try explaining this.

Drunkenness is due to ethanol in the blood stream. Alcohol substitutes don't have ethanol; this does, therefore it still gets you drunk. The difference is that the increased oxygen content helps you recover faster, or at least that's what the researchers say. So you still get as drunk as before, it just doesn't last as long. You could still die from drinking too much of this, too.

They mentioned beer because of the carbonation. That implies that this is not a substitute for hard liquor as that is not carbonated. I suppose it's possible to make hard liquor with oxygen in it so that you can get the same effects, but then it would taste different, like flat soda vs. fizzy soda.


RE: I'm confused...
By JediJeb on 3/3/2010 10:10:23 AM , Rating: 2
I think the carbonation this would be substituted for would be more like champagne not beer. Oxygenated beer would not last very long at all, the oxygen would ruin the beer if it was used to replace the carbon dioxide. I believe what they are producing is a bubbly hard liquor which would be something rather new.


Two problems
By Kunou on 3/2/2010 5:43:36 PM , Rating: 2
This has some value but also isn't quite how it sounds.

First, the mouthfeel won't be the same. Notably, for a carbonated beverage it's not the bubbles you feel but rather the carbonic acid. Even if you drank that beer or soda in a high-pressure environment where the CO2 isn't foaming out it would still taste the same. This means that if you replace the CO2 with O2, even if it's fizzy it's not going to taste like carbonated.

Second, that limit they give on how fresh things have to be is important, and might even be too generous. Oxygen is highly reactive, and getting too much oxygen into many fermented beverages will make some serious off flavors before long.

End result: this might be good for certain drinks, and might make a fun new experience on its own, but that beer, sparkling wine, or rum and coke just isn't going to taste like the original. It will either taste flat despite still fizzing, or else it will be like nothing you've had before. I'll try it, but hopes aren't high.




RE: Two problems
By funkyd99 on 3/2/2010 6:35:24 PM , Rating: 2
Third problem: Korea isn't known for their alcoholic beverages, like Germany is known for beer, Ireland whiskey, Italy wine, etc etc. You probably won't find any Korean alcohol in the states unless you go to a Korean market. The simple reason is, most Korean alcohol just isn't very good. Soju is an evil, evil beverage that has every intent to either leave you in a gutter or get your arrested (and I'm sure many Koreans would back me up on that :) Even worse, since soju isn't carbonated, this little invention will make it no less evil.

Then again, there is only so much you can distill with rice, and I do believe they have Bud Light beat with Cass anyday.


RE: Two problems
By ajfink on 3/2/2010 7:03:56 PM , Rating: 2
I don't understand why Korean men love soju that much. It's like weaker vodka and they drink it like water when "the boys" go out for "business dinners."

Korea does have OTHER drinks - such as makgeoli or dongdongju - that are much better.

The beers aren't great, obviously.


RE: Two problems
By daar on 3/3/2010 5:50:10 AM , Rating: 2
funky: Soju can be found in most alcohol stores, popular on college campuses.

Yes, it's quite evil. It is weaker than vodka but goes down a hell of a lot better than vodka for the price; you can drink it like a beer quite easily even if you're not used to drinking. It's probably why a lot of people chug it down not expecting to pass out 10 minutes later, though.


Safer Alcohol
By 2bdetermine on 3/2/2010 5:53:58 PM , Rating: 1
Doing researched on how to get people to drink more and produced more alcoholic.

How is this better or serve humanity?




RE: Safer Alcohol
By amanojaku on 3/2/2010 6:06:19 PM , Rating: 2
This won't make people drink more. This will make the same quantity of drinks safer. Safer drinks means less accidents, like drunken driving, and less damage to organs. That's serving humanity, and this is the type of research we need.


RE: Safer Alcohol
By ClownPuncher on 3/2/2010 7:40:56 PM , Rating: 2
Serves me better by getting me drunk, fool.


RE: Safer Alcohol
By mindless1 on 3/3/2010 4:39:03 AM , Rating: 2
No, it's called doing research to pitch a product or method to get rich... what half the research you hear about has as its goal.


Something doesn't add up
By Boston Card on 3/2/2010 10:42:36 PM , Rating: 2
Alcohol (ethanol) is metabolized to acetaldehyde by the enzyme alcohol dehydrogenase. The reaction reduces NAD+ into NADH, which must then be oxidized back to NAD+ with oxygen. So far, so good. Here's what makes no sense, though. The solubility of oxygen in water is very low; on the order of 9 mL of oxygen per liter of water at low temperatures. Even allowing for a supersaturated solution, which is how you get a bubbly beverage, and greater solubility of oxygen in ethanol, we are still talking about very small amounts of oxygen. As a contrast, because of the presence of hemoglobin, blood can carry about 15 times as much oxygen (about 16 mL oxygen/deciliter, or about 160 mL O2/mL of blood). Since the heart pumps out 5 Liters of blood per minute (800 mL of oxygen every minute) and about 10 - 20% of it goes through the liver, every minute the liver is getting 80 - 160 mL of oxygen. It is hard to see how 10 additional mL of oxygen dissolved in your booze is going to make one iota of a difference.

Sounds like a good article for a month from yesterday.




RE: Something doesn't add up
By mindless1 on 3/3/2010 4:43:55 AM , Rating: 2
Keep in mind, sobering 27 minutes sooner isn't necessarily all that large a difference.


RE: Something doesn't add up
By Kurz on 3/3/2010 4:59:57 AM , Rating: 2
They mention a ppm of 20 and 25 in the main article.
You can make a liquid take up more oxygen by using pressure.

When you open a bottle of soda the dissolved CO2 starts to release. Thats why its important to close the lid so as more CO2 is released it creates a new high pressure zone inside the bottle. So your soda tends to remain just as fizzy if you just get a small cup from the soda.

If you were to say pour out more than half of the soda and close the lid. If you give it enough time the soda will taste flat. Since most of the gas left to form a new atmosphere in the now more empty bottle.


I wonder...
By JBird7986 on 3/2/2010 5:16:05 PM , Rating: 2
...is this the beginning of "Star Trek" style Synthehol where you can clear away the "deleterious effects" of alcohol at will?




RE: I wonder...
By Smartless on 3/2/2010 6:06:25 PM , Rating: 2
Well if that were the case I think it would need to get rid of beer gut since you'd look terrible in tights with a good ol remote control holding beer gut.

At the very least, the korean hostesses will be able to keep the money flowing longer lol.


Come on, provide the real statistics...
By Lord 666 on 3/2/2010 5:30:53 PM , Rating: 1
How many fat girls got action? How many unplanned pregnancies? How many bar brawls? I don't care about the marketing stats, just what really matters to an end user.

This is coming from someone who used to funnel a 200ml bottle with a can of diet caffeine-free coke to start the night.




RE: Come on, provide the real statistics...
By AstroCreep on 3/2/2010 8:42:50 PM , Rating: 2
quote:
This is coming from someone who used to funnel a 200ml bottle with a can of diet caffeine-free coke to start the night.

Interesting...
Did that help you at all, in hindsight? I'm not giving you a hard time or trying to further my own alcoholism; I'm just curious. Why no caffeine? The diuretic nature of it?


By Lord 666 on 3/2/2010 9:56:21 PM , Rating: 1
None taken. Caffeine is a stimulant and could potentially negate the desired effects. I am very sensitive to caffeine so results may vary. Plus, this was in college and at the time I enjoyed Captain Morgan's through the funnel. The pre-game effect was much cheaper ($5 plus cost of soda) and definitely faster. Now I can't stomach the smell of rum and coke.

However, fast forward a few years to the early 2000s where my favorite drink was Redbull and vodka. With the booze and Redbull, I definitely noticed a different kind of buzz. Even better was alcohol and ephedra. My bachelor party was a four day Carnival cruise with copious amounts of all three.


Diatomic oxygen
By owyheewine on 3/3/2010 10:08:46 AM , Rating: 2
Diatomic oxygen (O2)is 20% of the atmosphere around us.
The whole thing sounds like a lot of hot air to me.




RE: Diatomic oxygen
By AssBall on 3/3/2010 11:14:59 AM , Rating: 2
Mick put diatomic in there because it sounds nerdy and cool. There is hardly any place on earth you can find ionized oxygen, as it is highly electronegative (reactive). Saying diatomic oxygen in the scope of earth is pretty redundant redundant.


GHB?
By myhipsi on 3/3/2010 1:02:06 PM , Rating: 2
There already exists an alcohol equivalant that is safer and has virtually no hangover associated with it. It's called Gamma-Hydroxybutyric Acid (GHB). It has virtually the same effects as alcohol, but doesn't last as long and doesn't cause a hangover. It has also been found to be neuro-protective and is actually an endogenous compound found naturally within the body in small amounts.

But, unfortunately given the hysteria about recreational drugs that pervades so much of our society, we won't see this sensible alternative to alcohol introduced legally.




RE: GHB?
By Lord 666 on 3/3/2010 3:06:39 PM , Rating: 2
Right, just like Ketamine helps you take the edge off and propofol should be used as a sleep aid.


first paragraph: useless
By Murloc on 3/3/2010 6:37:13 AM , Rating: 2
we all know what alcohol does, why not just write what the news are?
skip that first paragraph of useless text, it's not a school essay that's got to be long enough.




And fights global warming too!
By BernardP on 3/3/2010 11:11:21 AM , Rating: 2
With oxygen instead of CO2 bubbles, this new alcohol will contribute to the fight against global warming.

Will it be a Gore or a Gore Light?




Healthier but dangerous
By KIAman on 3/3/2010 1:14:13 PM , Rating: 2
Can you imagine the increase in numbers of burn victims who drink around campfires?




Whisky with an Oxy chaser please
By tygrus on 3/3/2010 4:12:00 PM , Rating: 2
Can I have a dose of O2 before I hop in the car or Taxi to recover better for work the next day?




By miccla on 3/3/2010 5:20:11 PM , Rating: 2
Was told about this a while ago...

http://www.scienceblog.com/cms/node/7921

quote:
"We don't know why, but it looks like the kudzu is increasing blood alcohol levels," Lukas said. "The [subjects] are getting drunker on less. It is satisfying them so they don't need as many [beers]."


Not sure if it actually works as i haven't tried it myself and the study seems like it used a very specific and extremely limited sample but sounds amazing if it does !




Or Just Take a Shot of THIS
By samantha22 on 3/4/2010 12:19:25 AM , Rating: 2
Doctors recommend 'IntelliSHOT' to help prevent hangover:

http://alcoholnewsfeed.blogspot.com/




I prefer nocohol
By rur42 on 3/4/2010 9:38:15 AM , Rating: 2
Nocohol:: a Dr Quark product, "a salubrious beverage
with all the benefits of cannabis and Singapore slings,
and none of the drawbacks" Or Nutribooz. Or G*O*D. That Dr. Quark.




self test
By intelcpu on 3/10/2010 4:56:04 AM , Rating: 2
will test this next weekend with the premium vodka i bought on my Poland travel.

I will mix it with a water desinged for athletics, contains 15 times the normal amount of oxygen

http://www.activeo2.com/

it also contains calcium and magnesium which helps you to recover faster the next day-

they have a flavor with caffein, mixed with vodka it should have the affects of vodka redbull plus 15 times o2




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