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These So-Called Vices Are Good for Your Health

Simple pleasures can go a long way to increasing well-being

Illustration: Johanna Walderdorff

IfIf your doctor told you to stop taking your medication and not come back for a checkup so soon, you’d be confused. If she followed up by telling you that it’s okay to eat some chocolate and fatty foods, enjoy a glass of beer or wine, or have lots of coffee, you might reconsider her…




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Dr. Harry Ofgang & Erik Ofgang

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Dr. Ofgang has specialized in naturopathic medicine for over 35 years. Erik is senior writer at Connecticut Magazine. They are co-authors of “The Good Vices.”

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