Sooner or later you will likely have your next sharing moment with a vending machine: You share your money and the machine shares its calories. Vending machines actually have a holy history. Around 215 BC the mathematician Hero invented a type of vending device that accepted bronze coins to dispense holy water. Vending eventually became […]
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Sooner or later you’ll have your next sharing moment with a vending machine – you share your money and the machine shares its calories. Vending machines are everywhere – down the hall from your office or around the corner from your hotel room, in hospital waiting rooms, in train stations, and calling your name on […]
Planning a road trip? You know that you’re going to have to stop for a snack or a meal along the way. Do you leave your food choices to chance? I drive a lot. I have three long road trips coming up in the next month. I know that I’m going to stop for a […]
Hippocrates (460 -377 BC) said our food should be our medicine and our medicine should be our food. This photo is of the vending machine in the family/guest waiting room on the ambulatory surgery floor of a major New York City hospital. Wouldn’t Hippocrates be horrified?
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.