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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 12, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta _ Mondoy, M.ret. THI LETHIR1DGE HERALD ivmg The homemaker By MARILYN C. TATEM District Home Economist The overemphasis placed on calorie counting in the last 20 years, has been called UK cal- culating "kick." Such empha- sis has been partly responsible for the phenomenal number of fad diets going the rounds. Characteristics of Fad Diets: Temporary a fad diet is temporary, generally having a rapid rise in popularity and of ton a rapid decline. A new or-a seems to appear almost every week! Irrational a fad diet is usually irrational, distorting or ignoring principles of good nu- trition. It often lakes a valid research finding but applies it out of context, giving overem- phasis to one food or one group of foods and assigning to them magical powers. For example, grapefruit or eggs have no special ability to "melt away Prestige and glamor a fad diet often has special appeal, excites attention and has pres- tige. Tire drinking man's diet can make a good conversation- al piece. Something for fad diet seems to offer something for nothing. Be wary of the "calories don't count" kind of diet or "you can eat all you want" claims. Certainty a fad diet often appeals to Ihe desire for cer- tainty; a pat formula relieves one of Ihe responsibility for thinking and making choices. Promotional fad diets often are associated with promotion of special foods. Their purpose is then to increase the promot- ei-s' profits. ]ia7arris associated with lac] dicls: Often they offer only a limit- ed choice of foods and eliminate certain food groups like dairj products and cereals. In time this leads to a diet defirien ,in one or more of the essentia nutrients. 't Losing 10 or 20 pounds fairly easy but maintaining a weight loss is more difficult. The success of a reducing pro- gram requires a permanent change in eating Iiabils. Fad diets are meant to be tempo- re ry. They are monotonous and cannot serve as tiio basis lor new permanent food pat terns. Fad diets generally encour ago people to spend their money unwisely. Some diets call fo foods that are very expensiv or supplements which are cost Warning: According to Kooi and Drug Regulations no foo: or drug can be -advertised a a cure (or obesity. However reducing aid or a reducing pla may he sold when it is clear! indicated that the diet or Hi reduction in calories is the ii strument of weight reduction There are no safe shortcuts long term weight reductior BINGO Mon., Mar. 12th JACKPOT 56 NOS. "20 AlARM BINGO" Gold Card Pay Double Door Cards (Many other exlras) Regular Cards 25c 5 for 51 13th St. and 6lti AVI. 'A; N No children under 16 allowed Anglican marriage EDMONTON fCP) Del jales to the Edmonton SjTi he Anglican Church of Caiiad a motion here that tuples wishing to he married n the Ed monton diocese will required to complete a mar- riage preparation course. "IL always amazes me that it's more difficult to get a dri- ver's licence than to be mar- said one minister. "It seems to me that if we are to take this al all ser- iously, and we allow them So ccme and say they musL be married on a certain date be- cause they have a hall booked, that's 'just not good enough.1' The kind of marriage prepar- ation course required was left open to the discretion of indi- vidual ministers, after some discussion of the lack of oppor- tunity in rural areas to attend courses similar to those avail- able in Edmonton. Archdeacon A. E, Thain of St. Peter's Church was concern that more than simply acursory counselling be given young people intend in g lo lx married, 'It should n't Ije something that1 s fitted in between firs ar.d second fiddle, wlu'te they're hooking the Canadian microwave ovens lack safety regulations By JEFF CAHKUTHERS Herald Ottawa Bureau It's a lo-o-ong story PUBLIC BINGO 16 GAMES 2 JACKPOTS LETHBRIDGE ELKS LODGE ROOM (Upstairs) EVERY THURS.-8 p.m. BINGO RAINBOW HALL 1401 sih N. TUESDAY, MARCH 13th at 9 pm. Fint Jackpol in 55 Nos. 2nd Jeckpot in 56 No; Free end 25c per Cord, 5 Cords 3 Free Gomes Door Prize No thildren Under 16 Years Sponsored by A.U.U.C. Associolion UKRAINIAN GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH BINGO, TUESDAY, MARCH 13th, 8 p.m. JACKPOT IN 58 NOS. (INCREASES WEEKLY) JACKPOT 4 CORNERS ONLY 5 CARDS 25c PER CARD No. One Under le yrl. Derails Announced al Ricgo Corner 13lh SI. and 7lh Ave. N., Basement Doori Open ol 7 Youngsters ol McKtliop school gather round Jn fascina- tion as Goni Fika lells ihem how to catch a pylhon. Mr. Fika, a student at the Lelhbridge Community College, donned his colorful national Nigerian costume and visiled the school la tell Ihe children aboul his homeland on Fri- day as part of McKillop's Educalion Week program. Doctors call for ban on pill ads TORONTO (CP) Two To-, man of the Canadian Medical thinking they're good for you. would you lock them inter- i Why awav' prescription and over-the- counter drug products sold in Canada. into doctors called for a ban Association, said i television a nd radio view about the proposed ban: Ivertising of all medicines and! "Until we do this, we are at-' -r- i j .lamins after hearing of the lowing children to grow up eral government has launched a do nothing at all_as long as ad- ase of two young brothers 1 thinking there is some miracle' review of all medications to as- lade seriously ill by candy-da-1 chemical every little ache 1 sess safety, effectiveness and Dr Stephenson said the !ed-j "But government surveys will .....do nothing at all as long as ad- vertising is lellSig the public the products will do them Bias in ored vitamin pills. j and pain and others to make Dr. Bette Stephenson. chair- i lnem healthier and stronger." j Dr. Ray LaForest of Scarborough General Hospital, a member of Ihe Ontario gov- ernment Parcost drug advisory committee, said "advertising of any land of medication is dan- gerous." Earlier, Noel and Valerie Moore, the parents of the small hoys, said they were outraged that the container had no warn- ing that the pills could be dan- gerous, nor did it have a safety- lid which small children can't open. TOOK 41 FII.I.S Between them, Peter Moore, almost four years old, and jiis brother Billy, 18 months, ate 41 of the flavored, iron-enriched claims of'the estimated good." bfinks TORONTO (CP1 Women vorking in the Toronto area's chartered banks are being irged to do something to im- prove their lot. Pamphlets have been handed out among women employees in pills shaped like liny fish, owls and animals. It made them so ill they were in hospital for a week and month later are still undergoing blood tests to make sure their recovery is complete. It was the iron that made them so sick. But even an overdose of vita- mins without iron can he harm fill. In 1970 the federal depart 600 bank branches, by the On- ario Committee on the Status Women with the of women's groups. The campaign is expected to spread :hrough other provinces. The pamphlet says the women are paid less than male bank staff and lack equal opportunity for promotion. Its claims are i ment o( rep0rtcd on statistics compiled in ra_ses of vitamin poisoning. 1969-70 for the royal commission i Las( year the Hospital for on the status of women. 1 sick Children here reported that THE BETTER HALF By Barnes OTTAWA Canadians con- j linue to use, perhaps even to buy, miracle "quick cook" mi- crowave ovens that leak higher- than-acccplable levels of micro- wave radiation. Yet the government legally remains powerless to do any- thing about the problem be- cause it still has not adopted microwave oven safety regu- lations proposed by health de- partment experts more than two years ago. j In fact, lacking the regu- lations, the federal health de- partment cannot even accu- rately determine whether there is a microwave oven leakage problem in Canada, and if there is, determine its magnitude. Why are there still no regu- lations? No one in the health depart- menl, which is responsible for it aider the Radiation Emitting Devices Act, seems to know; or at least seems willing to i say. I Meanwhile, the circumstances continue to overtake the govern- ment, as the microwave ovens which started in commercial use now increasingly spread to domestic use. More than two years ago. the department did a small survey of microwave ovens in use in Ottawa. II found lhat one-third of the sets tested leaked more than the then-acceptable (in the U.S.) level of 10 milliwatts of radiation per square centime- ter, measured five cemlimcters from the leaking door of the ovens. The department concluded that much of the problem was the result of wear and tear. It also decided that the problem was serious enough to warrant special federal regulations, to cover the importation, manufac- ture, and sale of such ovens in Canada. Microwave ovens, by the way use radar-type energy to shake tlie molecules of foods into heated state in a matter of sec onds or minutes, compared to mailer of minutes or hours for conventional electric or gas evens. Radiation leaks around the doors of the micro- wave ovens. Since the 1970 Ottawa survey Canada haa still not progressed in getting its microwave regu- lations. But Hie United Stales has re- duced ils acceptable radiation level for microwave ovens un- der federal regulations from 10 milliwatts to 1 milliwatt for new ovens and to five milliwatts for old ovens. The federal heallh depart- ment has done only one small study of the Canadian situation since 1970. It has tested about 12 models of new ovens destined for home use and found all o( the models within Ihe 1 milli- watt U.S. limit. Canada, by the way, Is also considering establishing the I milliwatl limil for new oven.s, (once it gels its much-talked about regulations.) S-T-R-E-T-C-H AND SEW FABRICS 475 Holiday Villagt Phone 328-7843 ENROLL NOW BASIC 8 Mon., Mat. p.m Sol., Mar. 24, 9-11 o.m Thur., April 5 1-3 p.m. MEN'S PANTS Thur., March 15 9r30 p.m. Mon., Ap.il 1 1-3 p.m. MEN'S TAILORED JACKE' Mon., March 26 p.m. FREE DEMONSTRATION Every Saturday 3 to 4 p.m. March 17 PALAZZO PANTS Mew Spring Fabric! Have Just Arrived SEE THE AMAZING 4-WAY VORWERK Ihe cleaner that will revolutionize house cleaning FAIRFIELD APPLIANCE SERVICES LTD. 44 3rd AVE. S. PHONE 327-6070 "Stanley has told me so much about you Lamour.. .Your karare lessons, Your exper- iences in the CIA...Your go-go THIRD ANNUAL SOCIAL STUDIES PROJECT'S FAIR APRIL 7th, 8th WILSON JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL ENTRIES ARE DUE MARCH 54lh, 1973 Contact Roger Cerdokei 328-8625 er Lakeview Elementary School 328-4532 Sponiored by S.W.A.R.S.5.C. The pamphlet urges the women bankers to discuss the issues with their peers and their bosses and to explore their own opportunities for advancement. H urges them to find out if there are differences in retire- ment or liealUi plans, in train- ing program opportunities, in job interview questions for men and for women its poison-control centre re- ceived five to 10 calls a day from parents whose youngsters had eaten too many candy-like vitamins. Only B few were serious cases. have a locked cabinet with a key and that's where we keep all medications, including headache said Mrs. Moore. "But I had no LAKEVIEW DRUG HEATING PADS MARCH SAVINGS UNIT 34 A.N.A.F. BINGO EVERY TUESDAY-8 P.M. IN THE ClUBROOMS JACKPOT (SAME U) In SO Numbers [Or Lets) )100 EXTRA WITH GREEN CARD NO WINNER DOUBLED WITH GREEN CARD Increoiet end 1 Number Weekly Until Won GAME 10 BLACK-OUT BINGO in 50 Number! in 51 fn 52 Numbers or more CAME 4 LETTER "X" BINGO IN 12 NUMBHS IN 13 NUMBERS jn 14 Numbers or More 12 GAMES IN 7 NUMBERS Oft LESS THEN DROPS TO TILL WON. Door Card each Blue er Brown earth 50c each, Green key {thit card may he pur- chased If a player a door card and al least 4 other blue er brown All BINGOS CALLED ON A GREEN CARD -MONEY IS DOUBLED IN REGULAR OR 4 CORNERS MEMBERS AND INVITED GUESTS ONLY TAKE A GENTLE LAXATIVE From the makers of Take The women are invited to idea vitamins were dangerous, write to the fair employ- j Yon get brain-washed into ment practices committee with comments and for encourage- ment. Tlie statistics quoted in the pamphlet indicate 89.7 per cent j of women employees in chart- j :1 banks were paid less lhan 1 a .Var while 72.3 per cen! i of male employees earned more than Figures for 19721 show that 68.9 per cent of peo- ple employed in banks now are women. In 1969-1970. there were only 29 women bank managers in branches. There was oae woman considered a senior ex- ecutive, compared with 326 men. COMPLETE REBUILT AUTOMATIC WASHERS DRYERS AS WELL AS SPIN WASHERS 90 DAY GUARANTEE FAIRFIELD APPLIANCE SERVICES LTD. 1744 3rd AVE. S. PHONE 327-6884 WE Will ALSO BUY ANY RCA, 1NGLIS OR WHIRLPOOL AUTOMATIC WASHERS OR GAS DRYERS IN NEED OF REPAIR FOR RESUItDING ALL TIMEX WATCHES PLAYTEX NURSERY SETS Suggested Price 10.95 Now Only 6 .99 Suggested Price 16.95 NOW ONIY VAPORIZER HUMIDIFIER remedy! N? is an all-vegelablc laxaUve. For over 70 yea'Sl has been giving folks e relief overnight. Ni tonight tomorro-valrpght! L1STERINE LOZENGES Price NOW ONIY NYTENE NIGHTTIME COLD MEDICINE Suggested Prite 1.99 NOW ONIY Suggested Price 1.59 NOW ONLY PEARL Suggested Price 1.79 NOW ONLY DROPS LAKEVIEW DRUG LTD. 1017 MAYOR MAGRATH DRIVE FERNS CHOCOLATES ESTEf LAUDER FRAGRANCES OUBAXRY 24 Hour Emergency Service Phone 328-5509 Free Delivery ;