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Wine Words

Did you give up wine in January? The undisputed worst month of the year, in the cold and the dark of post Christmas exhaustion – you deprived yourself. In the month where you resolved to achieve this year what you failed to do last year – you decided it was a challenge best accepted without enjoyment?  A wise friend proposed an alternative: “Gentle January”. Instead of deprivation, guilt and pressure – it would be a month of moderation, of quality not quantity, of balance and being kind to yourself. Chief Executive of the British Liver Trust, Andrew Langford agrees. Dry January isn’t the answer. “There’s little benefit if you see it as a penance, cross the days off the calendar and then return to unhealthy drinking.” Meet the girls: Stella eats processed food all year round. Mass produced and factory made, she knows it makes her feel sluggish and has real health implications – but she takes a month off to detox and cleanse each year. Isabelle tries to eat mostly real food, not necessarily …