Is red wine good for us?
1. Can drinking red wine really be good for us?
In what ways has it been suggested that red wine is good for our health?
In what ways might it be harmful?
Do these theories apply only to red wine? What about white wine?
What about other alcoholic drinks?
Do you take part in any seasonal non-drinking events like ‘Dry January’ or ‘Sober October’?
How much water should we drink per day?
2. Are eggs healthy or bad for us?
What are the beneficial qualities of eggs?
What are the dietary bad points of eggs?
Does it make any difference how we cook them?
Is there a maximum consumption level with regard to eggs?
How often, and in what form, do you eat eggs?
3. Should we trust food cravings?
Some people suggest a food craving is just our body telling us what we should (or need to) eat. What do you think of that?
Have you ever experienced a food craving?
Is it different to a strong liking for a certain food?
Do you (usually) resist or give in?
Have you experienced the opposite, an overwhelming dislike of a certain food?
Is it possible that food cravings and dislikes are culturally based?
4. Is soya a good substitute for meat and dairy foods?
In what forms is soya available?
Do you ever include soya in your cooking? In which recipes?
Is it a good idea to restrict our intake of meat and dairy products?
Should we cut them out completely?
What do you think of vegetarian or vegan diets?
5. Is honey a good substitute for sugar?
If so, why? What are honey’s good qualities, or sugar’s bad qualities?
Do you use honey in place of sugar, e.g. in hot drinks or in cooking?
6. What food stuffs do you believe are actively beneficial to health?
Do you know what elements in the food have a specific effect on our bodies?
What food stuffs do you consciously avoid for health reasons?