The traditions of Christmas are undergoing some major changes. Yah, "ho, ho, hoâ€ is offensive to some women, and Hugh Hefner is the only old guy that can get away with wearing red velvet pajamas and hanging around with "hos". But Hef isn't fat -- that would be crossing the line according to the Surgeon General.
"It is really important that the people who kids look up to as role models are in good shape, eating well and getting exercise. It is absolutely critical," U.S. Surgeon General Rear Adm. Steven K. Galson said in an interview after a presentation on obesity at the Boston Children's Museum.
So, don't be leaving any cookies out for old Saint Lardass either. This year consider putting out some bran muffins or granola bars instead.