Friday, August 27, 2010

3 Things I Learned This Week #84 (football, nutrition, cats)

High School Football

In last Sunday's Cleveland PLAIN DEALER on the cover of a section called Parade, there was a picture of Natalie Randolph, one of the nation's only female football coaches. She coaches a boys' football team at Coolidge High School in Washington, D.C. She is 30 years old. I give her a lot of credit and wish her and her team well. She really cares about the students--that's why she was hired. (She looks great too!)


At I learned that Cinnamon is an "antioxidant superpower with huge health benefits such as a great source manganese, fiber, iron, and calcium.

Fat Cats

From playing my free kibble trivia game, I learned that obese cats are at higher risk for diabetes, arthritis and heart and lung disease. Non-obese cats live 15% longer! I'm going to have to put out less food--Spunky is too chunky!

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6 comments: said...

never knew that about cinnamon, just knew that I loved it... :) thanks for stopping by acting balanced!

Heather's Blog-o-rama said...

Oh, I KNEW that about cinammon. It's fantastic. It's truly a wonder!!!

Oh, didn't know that about the cats. I LOVE chubby cats...but I want my sweet furry kitty to live a long time I'll make sure my kitty eats healthy...I'm sorry about Spunky being too chunky...but I'll bet Spunky gets plenty of love from you and Gerard :) :)

Have a great weekend. Love and hugs from Oregon, Heather :)

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Tonya said...

I saw that article about the female football coach too. I thought it was pretty awesome!

Jennifer Taylor said...

That's interesting about cinnamon. Great, since I love it!

Ruth said...

Thanks for stopping by my blog. I will definitely be following you now. I will be taking my cat to the vet today so we'll see if he comes up as obese. I hope not!

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