Cedar Rapids Gazette, November 12, 1974, Page 9

Publication: Cedar Rapids Gazette November 12, 1974

Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - November 12, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa "*:r •" v4P( w Crash Diet Judged Safe By Charles S. Tayltr ATLANTA (UFI) — A new intermittent starvation diet for fat Americans who want to lose weight safely and rapidly has been successfully tested on patients at the clinical research facility of Emory University hospital. By following the diet, massively obese persons can lose many pounds in a matter of days without harm to their health, according to Dr. Daniel Rudman, professor of medicine and director of the facility The main requirement is that participants take mineral supplements to prevent the loss of lean body mass. Rudman says lean body mass consists of all the working tissues, leaving out fat tissue Safe Procedure “It is a safe diet.' Rudman said “It makes starvation treatment of overweight persons a safe procedure. It has been tested in ll patients with good results.” In a total starvation program, about half the weight loss is attributable to loss of lean body mass. The purpose of the Emory studies was to find ways for patients to lose excessive fatty tissues without reducing their essential tissues, such as muscle, bone and the functioning parts of the body. The patients were allowed to drink as much water as they wished during the weight reduction program Small daily prescribed doses of minerals including phosphorus, calcium, sodium, potassium, chloride and magnesium helped prevent a loss of lean body mass during starvation. Massively Obese Eleven massively obese patients together lost a total of more than 275 pounds in the program. Individual losses varied from a low of 18 pounds to a high of 41. They suffered no ill effects aside from being hungry for the first two days and not having as much energy as they normally would, Rudman said He said 30 to 40 percent of the American population is overweight and that 5 percent is massively overweight. The latter group, he said, are the ones who have need of a safe, crash diet. ft? The Cedar Rapids Gazette: Toes., Nov. 12. 1974 AF Wireotioto Too Fat, Fired Mrs. Tracy Notcher, a high school honor graduate who scored near the top in her civil service exam, is being fired two weeks after taking a receptionist’s position with the Tacoma, Wash., human development department s Youth Service, bureau. Mrs. Notcher, I 8, was terminated after the results of her physical exam showed she is 50 pounds overweight according to city standards. There’s Been a Change in Commercials By Abigail Van Bur rn DEAR ABBY: First let me tell you that my husband is 38 and I am 38. We have been married for six years, after dating for eleven years We wanted to be sure we were ready for marriage. I was not snooping, because I am not that type, but before the Goodwill people took away an old trunk which had been stored in our attic for a long time, I looked through it and came across about 200 letters addressed to my husband in care of a post office box in a nearby town. (He goes through that little town on his way to work.) My curiosity got the best of me because these letters were in three different handwritings, all addressed to him in care of the same box number Some were dated as far back as two years ago! It s(*ems he is corresponding with three young girls (13 and 14-year-olds) through some pen pal club. I don't know what he has written to them, but they think he is a single lK-year-old boy, interested in a romantic relationship. He is college-educated and I only graduated from high school. He is a religious man and respected in his community. Why would he do something like this? Is he sick9 What should I do about it? WORRIED DEAR WORRIED Ytur husband coaid be sick. Tell him exactly how you came upon the letters and insist that he see his doctor. His behavior is symptomatic of a serious physical and/or mental illness which, if treated in time, can possibly be corrected, it it it DEAR ABBY. I need your advice. My husband disappeared 18 years ago. I have tried to find him. but I can’t. All I want is for him to sign some divorce papers so I can be free to marry again I went to a lawyer a few years back, arid he said my husband would have to sign some papers before I can get a divorce, but I would like for someone to tell me how can I get a man to sign something if I can’t find the man? He has completely vanished. Time is running out. There must be some way out of this bind It doesn’t seem right that I must stay married to a man I haven’t seen in 18 years and may never see again. Maybe he isn’t even living. Please, please help me. MARRIED WITH NO HUSBAND DEAR MARRIED:    You don’t say which state you’re living in, Laws differ in different states, and laws are constantly changing. See an other lawyer. The law surely must provide for a way out of that hind. By John J. Sank# COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (UPI) — Women used in advertising are gaining a few wrinkles and losing a few curves. “There’s been a change rn commercials, no doubt about it,” said Dr. Rex Bennett, assistant professor of marketing at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs ‘‘There appears to be less emphasis on the young, and women as sex objects or decoration portrayal ” He said “glamour gals” gradually are being replaced by older women who would rather work in an office than a kitchen Mass Media Bennett and Dr. .lames I). Gulley of the University of Delaware have completed a study on "Women in Mass Media Advertising”. Bennett said the study revealed that women found rn television and magazine advertisements are showing less sex appeal, a few extra years of age and often can be found working at a job outside the home “That isn t to say that women aren’t being used as sex objects in some of the ads,” Bennett said “They are. But it’s not nearly as prevalent as it once was.” National Commercials Bennett said he, Gulley and a few students watched national television commercials on CBS for two weeks in January, monitoring WG All in Philadelphia during prime evening hours. The researchers also studied advertisements in a number of periodicals and compared them with similar studies in 1970 and 1971. Typical Types "The earlier study showed that about one-third of the women were shown either as a sex object or mere decoration in the advertisement,” Ben nett said. “Our study showed that only about 5 percent of the women were portrayed in such a role now . ” Bennett said the advertising media now are “portraying a more typical type of woman in their advertising. There’s not as much emphasis on the young sex kind of object. They’re using the more average, typical person.” He said his study will be released Thursday at a meeting of the Southern Marketing Association in Atlanta. Chili with Tamales Is a Great Sandwich Brisk weather brings on a demand for hot food and this recipe for Chili and Tamale Sandwiches makes an extra special lunch Split and lightly butter 4 hamburger buns. Arrange 8 slices of American cheese and 8 tamales, split in half, on top. Top with 3/4 cup grated cheese Broil just until cheese begins to melt. Heat 2 (15 oz.) cans of chili and spoon on top of sandwich Things are happening every day in the classified ads. Wo men’s Movemenf Sought in Food Crisis By Hilmi Toros ROME, Italy AP) - Delegates at the World Food Conference say the women’s liberation movement could be a big help to the food situation in the future "Women in the world, in both developing and developed countries, are a resource which must be utilized in order to solve the long-term global problem of food production and distribution,” said Anne L. Armstrong, cabinet-level counselor to President Ford and a member of the U. S. delegation to the food conference. There was criticism during the weekend that the conference, where women are amply represented in most delegations, was ignoring the role women could play in helping to deal with food shortages. W•men's Role Assistant Secretary-General Helvi Sipila of the United Nations, a Finn and the highest-ranking women in the ll. N secretariat, told the conference that "the woman’s role in food production and in shaping patterns of food love is... . . . knowing when to count your blessings. '<* «.9 US Pol OI - AH    >t*oito4 1*74 bt lox *»«•!»• f owl We left out the leftovers When you want a great little ham, choose Hormel’s Curemaster Family Ham. At 1% to 2% pounds, it s big enough for a family meal without leftovers. And small enough to eat In one night. Small, but just a9 dependably lean, tender and flavorful as our famous big ham, Cure/81. The one night ham. FEATURED AT ALL HY VEE STORES Cedar Rapids and Marion consumption has been systematically neglected ” “A great many words have been spoken by men at this conference but few about the women who produce 5(1 percent of the food in the developing world,” a male delegate said F. R. Rahim, deputy agriculture minister of Afghanistan, tied the issue of education to birth control Unless Educated “Unless women in villages are educated, all they will think about is having babies,” Rahim said, noting population growth rates tend to be highest in countries with insufficient food supplies. Expanding on Rahim s statements, U. S. food expert laster Brown commented. “Educated women have fewer children. They will affect food production chiefly through population decrease . . . Women are on the move for equality from Afghanistan to Brazil, organizing for equal opportunity.” Sweden’s Christine Hog* mark-Fryholm suggested that women can help ease the food problem by “cooking less, doing away with seconds Absolutely Pie that brings yon back to Bishops. Bishop Apple Pie is absolutely apple. That s because we use apple cider in our recipe. This is what gives our apple pie the absolutely apple flavor you’ll love. Apple Pie ... another of the foods that bring you back to Bishops. Absolutely. YOU'LL FIND    * WE'RE JUST A LITTLE f,Fl'SSI JjUhopA BUFFET • Lindale Plaza CAFETERIA • Downtown YWCA V YWCA SWIM CLASSES: NOVEMBER I 8—JANUARY 18—REGISTER NOW! MEMBERSHIP — YWCA membership is required for all classes (not refundable). WOMEN, regular - $5: MEN- $5: TEENS AND CHILDREN -$2. Membership good for I 2 months. PLAYSCHOOL — Tues, and Thurs. 9:15-12 Charges per session-. 504 first hour, 254 each additional hour, 25* each additional child in family. Minimum required. Closes Noon Dec. 19. REGISTRATION — Mon. through Fri. 9 am to 8;30 pm; Sat. 9 am to 4 pm. Please call 365-1458 for further information. YW closes at noon on Nov. 27, Dec. 24, and 31; closed all day on Nov. 28, Dec. 25, and Jan. I. YW suits available for girls and women. Everyone provides own towel; swim caps required WATER BABIES 6 months-3 year* Hour recreational plunges to help child ad|ust to the water and learn to understand and move in a new environment. Adult attends and pprticipates with child in the water. Instructor available to give you suggestions and hints to guide you and your child. No registration needed. Non members 954. Members (odult or child) 604. Tues, and Thurs. 10:15 am, playschool available. Mon. & Wed. 6:15 or Thurs. 7:45 pm. Fathers welcome PLUNGE INFORMATION: NOTE: Membership card or plunge card must be presented every time you attend a plunge. Males-. Locks for baskets available at front desk. ADULTS AND TEENS: Member 504 or card of IO, $4 50. Non member -754    (504 if accompanying a preschool child who is a member). CHILDREN 6-12 years:    Member 254 or a card of IO, $2.25. Nonmember 504. PRESCHOOL 6 months-6 years: (Must be accompanied by adult). Member 104 or card pf 10, 904 . Non member 204 (104 if with an adult member). For further information, call the YWCA, 3 18 5th St. SE, Cedar Rapid%, iowa. 365-1458 or 365-6376. ADULTS AND TEENS Classes for Teen and Adult Women I hour CLASS LESSONS FEE MON. WED. H20 16 $14 40 9.30 9.30 Novice and 7 $8.40 10:30 Beginner 6 $7.20 5:15 Advance 6 $7.20 1:00 Swim Skills Evening Class arranged with sufficient interest CHILDREN 6-12 yrs. CHILDREN with no swim skills go into Novice A; other children* new to the program must take a swim test before registration. Testing timesare Nov. I 1,6 45 7 15, and Nov. 12,5:15-5.45 Novice A & I ore 30 minutes; all other classes 45 minutes FREE PLUNGES included in class fee during session enrolled CLASS LESSONS FEE    MON.    THURS.    SAT. OO OO < • u > o Z $6 OO $6.00 4 45 10:45 Novice B ® 8 $6.75 $6 OO 5:00 lilts Beginner 8 A and B 8 $9.45 $8 40 5.30 11:45 Advance Swim Skills ^ $8.40 10:00 PRESCHOOL 3-6 yrs. Preschool — Dr Gabnelson (total push) method Adult attends with child Only child needs $2 membership 2 times a week, 5 weeks 45 min clast (no class Nov 28 ) Please come 15 minutes early the first lesson FREE PLUNGES included in class fee during session enrolled CLASS LESSONS Wi TUES. A THURS. Preschool 9 $8.10 9:30 (no experience) 6 15 Wee Swim I 9 $8.10 11:15 (completed preschool 7:00 ’PLUNGE SCHEDULE—EFFECTIVE November 18 All plunges I hour unless noted Schedule subfect to change ORIN TO MON. A WED. TUES. A THURS. FRI. SAT. Teen ll 30 I IO 15 I I JO I 12 30 And Adult 6 15 5.15 * Fondly Women Tbs only 7 45 pm Night Teen ll 30 I Thurs only I I 30 I 12 30 and 6 15 5; 15 pm 'Family Adult Men 7 45 pm Night Children rn 6 15 IO 15 'fomly 6 mon -I 2 yr. Th only 7 45 pm Night 12.30 FAMILY NIGHT—Family groups only, one potent must^ attend Fri. 7.30 9 30 pm One family member needs a YW membership Cost: All adults and teens, 50c, children under I 3 yeors, I 5c. YWCA A United Way Agency. © ;

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Publication: Cedar Rapids Gazette

Location: Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Issue Date: November 12, 1974

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