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January: dry and meatless?

January: dry and meatless?

I’m starting to think January should be renamed Virtuary. Long the month of weight guilt and calorie counting, January is now also about giving up stuff, sort of like Lent for foodies. We have: Dry January. Who knew: this is a trademarked activity, started over 

Is red wine healthy?

Is red wine healthy?

I’m acquainted with a middle aged man who, shall we say, has significant abdominal fat. It’s a marker for increased risk of chronic diseases, including heart disease. So no surprise, his doctor recently suggested he get a heart scan to check for arterial calcfication. When