Drink to our health? Nah, they’ll toast their wealth
(Reprinted from Oct. 20, 2011)
Is it just me, or are some of you also growing weary of constantly being told what’s good and not good for us?
I’m talking food and drink here. Most of us are already aware that stepping in front of a speeding train, sticking a fork into a plugged-in toaster and standing under a tree during a thunderstorm are not activities undertaken with health consciousness in mind.
The dietary police might not be so bad if they arrived at an opinion and then never wavered from it, but theories abound and tend to change with the same frequency as Jennifer Aniston’s love interests. Two items that seem to cause the most confusion are eggs and coffee.