Santa has always been a jolly old elf. An elf who snacks on cookies and milk. He's fat. There's no other way to put it.
There is also no denying that there is an epidemic of obese children in the US. Most of this is attributed to a sedentary lifestyle and convenience foods or meals on the run. I know as a parent, I always worry about the girls, despite their pediatrician's assurance that they are "just fine".
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