Does Santa have a weight challenge? It wouldn’t be surprising with all of the cookies and milk left out for him on Christmas Eve! Plus, he uses a sleigh pulled by reindeer so he just slides down the chimney. That might be tough with his jolly belly and a big bag of presents slung over […]
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It seems that Santa has some weight challenges – no small wonder with all of the cookies and milk left out for him on Christmas Eve! Plus, he uses a sleigh pulled by reindeer so he just slides down the chimney which might be tough with that belly and big bag of presents, but […]
Poor Rudolph — he’s had to put up with all of those clown nose jokes over the years. But wait — it turns out that scientists have determined that reindeer have more abundant blood vessels in their noses than humans. The British Medical Journal reports that a team of scientists and researchers used a hand-held […]
Clement Clarke Moore, an Episcopal minister, is largely responsible for the image of Santa Claus as a “right jolly old elf” with a portly figure and the supernatural ability to ascend a chimney with a mere nod of his head. In 1822 he wrote a long Christmas poem called “An Account of a Visit from […]
It’s a time of celebration for both you and your pets. As the big week of celebrations approaches, here are some quick tips to keep your pet family members safe and healthy during the winter holidays. If the weather turns nasty and you need to use salt and de-icing materials, remember that they can get […]
Penny Manegan Klatell, PhD, RN
Penny is a doctoral level nurse; a health, life, and wellness coach; and a Mom. She’s also a nutritional counselor, food lover, former college professor, author, blogger, speaker, and a very frequent restaurant visitor. She’s from a Greek restaurant family where she learned to cook and discovered the need to speak loudly to be heard above the din. She writes about delicious, healthy food and how to eat well anytime, anywhere, and at any age.