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I'AGE SIX THE CATALINA I E~ I found in sea foods and MISS BENNET too a well ba,aneed diet eonta.,ing eg; a les in d st ABOUT FOODS BEFORE all the necessary vitamins and min- 1tt ER MARY WILLIAMS CLUB als is necessary, cite "s fuld in the so -___ "People seem to go farthest astray Vitamin A promotes Food prejudices and fear offood in their fear of food combinatious,development and builds | V r' ,lhl dl r RWl T"e; ;t ] combinations were interestingly dis- There is no reason why one shoul,,t to diseases, especially' keep proteins and starches separatelun~s and a specific eye / AVALON, - - - CALIFORNIA i cussed by Miss Rama V. Bennett, nu-or refrain from eating starches or ,)pthahnia). Milk butt~ tritionist of the Los Angeles County acids at the same meal, as, fin- in- liver, green leafy veget: / / Tuberculosis and Health Association, CHAS. H. SMITH-- Associate Editor[ who was the speaker at the regular stance, tomatoes and macaroni c,r tomatoes baffanas are meat and potatoes, provided that alst~ vitamin A. Cod liver 0 / ~E~~ I meeting of the Mary Williams Club all the other essentials of green vege- est source of this vitarmt~' " l Three Years ....................... l~i.ve Dollars / Thursday afternoon. Mrs. E. B. Su- tables, fruits and milk are consumed. | (Only When Paid in Advance). / cher, clubpresident, presided. Mrs. Vitamin B l)rc,motes g l One Year ......................... Two Dollars I "Dr. R. V. McCullum, the "~tlt- appetite good digestiota | Six Months ......................... One Dollar |David M. Renton, health chairman, standing authority on nutrition of to- the body from the disc' [ Three Months .................... Fifty Cent~ | introduced Miss Bennett, who gave as day, states that no normal person which affects the nerve~ / Single Copies .................... Five Cenm [ the title of her subject "Food Factsshould need to worry about food eom-and sensation. Most tr ] --~-ADq'i~-RT$SIlqG~ES | and Fallacies." binations or what they may eat if etables, especially spinai 1] DisplaYlnser, tion.Advertislng$o0 Inches$0eDuringper Inch,a Periodlgach/| A straw vote as to the most dis- they first eat what they should. What lettuce and tomatoes, c3, [ of Six Months, 35c per Inch. | cussed subject of today would prob- one should eat he builds around a ..... / i IAne~rs..10c per Line, Minimum 25e.. / ably show food, what to eat and quart of milk a day for each child B. Whole grain ceres.' ] Ehtered as Second-Class MMttSr Mturcll tit, I what not to eat, as heading the list, and a pint for an adul.t; a cereal grain volk, liver, kidney, bratt " l 1914, at the Postoffice at Avalon, CIdlL / .~,{iss Bennett pointed out, this being product for breakfast, potatoes, two muscles also are rich tn | Under the Act of March 3, 11197. | largely due to the vogue of dietinggreen vegetables, a cooked and a raw;Vitamin C promotes .... 1~[ to reduce weight, by both sexes, fruit, including the 'juice of a toma-tooth development and "There is no other subject, outside to, orange or other citrus fruit; adisease scurvy, citru :i of possibly religion and. prohibition, serving of meat, fish or che/~se ; a nut leafy vegetables, toms/ " on which there are more prejudices or fried legume dish; generous use of potatoes are the chiet or definite opinions," said Miss Ben- bread and butter. After that eat amin C. Cooking of v ! : . nett in part. what you like." ly redtices its value.. "It is only during the last twenty-Miss Bennett further pointed out vegetables only can ad five years that progress has been that there is no reason why fish and the anti-scorbutic vl~ :i [ The columns of the Islander are tpe~ | made in the study of nutrition and its ice cream or any of the other com- juice or tomato juice | tO the general public, on Itn~ of the fol- I relation to the body and longevity,binations of foods may not be eaten. daily if pasteurized ' ;.," |l ernment,lwlng mabjectstFlshing, LocalHuntingPollttCSand Camplng.Snd Qov- 11 The chemist and the microscope have The natural acids of the St)lrlactl take Vitamin D helps : /Items of local newshiterest will he I helped but comparatively little. What care of.all cpmbinations, Miss Ben-teeth and prevent "': | gttatly appreciated. | we hav'e learned has been through nett states chemists have proved, in children. Cod i..[ ...... laboratory feeding and actual experi- The nutritionist decriefl food fads livers andegg .... WiLD BIRD SANCTUARY ences of peoples, as :to what food act- that called for onlyraw foods or sources of AT CAMPO BI..ANCO ually does to our bodies. After theonly certain foods, vegetables contain it ,,. war children in the southeastern part "All food is good for the normal Ultra-violet light '. :Malcolm Renton of the Santa Cata- of Europe were found to be affectedperson, only a sick person neeSs to special lamps 1: lina Island Company released twelveby an eye trouble owing to a deft- be on a restricteddiet, and then the body. partridges at the P. K. Wrigley ran- ciency of vitamine A. When this, was should,, be. under the care of a phvst-"Vitamin E is a eho last Wednesday. The birds were supplied through a cargo of cod-liver clan, Miss Bennettstates. " ductlve process. Th~ transported in crates from tile Ava-- oil, which physicians confiscated for "The greatest danger comes from is in the oil from t Ion Bird Park and when given their them, the eye trouble disappeared, putting children on a restricted diet wheat grain milk, t liberty at the thousand-acre rancho, "Goiter has been found to occur in which deprives them of the vital en irr~nediately located themselves in the sectloins where there is alack of ergy foods they need. This is esl)e- muscle tissue and fat. surrounding trees. The P. K. Wrig- icntine in the water and soil. cially true of an 'all raw' food diet. Vitamin G is the Icy rancho at Campo Blanco is ~ast at't'aJal~adne~e'i~tl~Shen -fed on" wh'it Wne!ialone f~undn t~bi Raw foods, such as green vegetablesportant preventive becoming a sanctuary for many of o is and fruits, are necessary, but a child disease pellagra. e must also have his milk and other eggs, greenv'ege the migratory wild birds. The new disappeared when wild, .unhulled rice proteins, starches and carbohydrates, vitamin dana at Cottonwood Canyon provides an ample supply of water for the was substituted. The Oriental can do to provide energy and growth. Too Water, daily, is feathered creatures. The Californiawithout milk, since a complete pro-much raw food is irritating to a child's body functioning. quail, which for many years have been rein content is supplied by the soya intestines and causes trouble." is usually advised : protected on Catalina Island, can now bean. Miss Bennett gave the following eight for an adult. be counted by the thousand in the vi- "However, here in Southern Calf- summary of a well-balanced diet, Rouzhage and ballaS einity of Cottonwood Canyon and thefornia, where we have an abundance which is a part of the extensive nu- the diet from frmt~ P. K. Wrigley rancho. " of various foods that supply the es- trition work carried on by the Los necessarily raw) an In addition to the birds, a number sentials for our body needs, we should Angeles County Tuberculosis and ducts. B of deer and buffalo are frequently be concerned only in that our mealsHealth Association financed by-Christ-Plan for Fatally noted by visitors who journey from are well balanced." mas Seals towards the stamping out One qua~ milk for Avalon to the Isthmus by motor Miss Bennett warned against pin- of tuberculosis through the building One pint milkat stages, ning one's faith on advertised "health up resistance of physically below par adult, al foods" and neglectingthe natural children: " One to two cere --~---:o:---~- " foods. Balanced Diet used as breakfast foc Among the yachts visiting Avalon ' Before going on a reducing diet a " dings, etc. - rice, waters during the week were the physical examination to determine An adequately balanced diet for "Myrno If," Vice-CommodoreCarl F. one's true condition Miss Bennett child and adult includes (1) food forPotatoes--(macarorn, ~, - ,, . Johnson, Valerte , George Sturgls; stressed as the only safe method, energy to run the body machine; (2)substitutes), ~.~eS..--0tie "Gloria Dalton", Victor Dalton; food to build and repair body tissue;Two other vegetau' .. : "Highlander", HalChristie; "Omard "Often," she said, "food is not the (3) food to grow bones and teeth and cooked or raw. _., frtllt' II" Dr. Kretschmar; "Lightnin'," trouble, but a glandular or some oth. regulate body functions; (4) food to Two fruits--one a raw Lk:yd Bacon; "Idol Ours", Jerry er condition. When we reduce our promote growth and sound health, orange or tomato. Powell; "Stuff", (speed-boat), Milton food or juggle with out diet wc may Serving of meat or H Breen; "Wanderer", Chas Camp; reduce resistance to the very" condi- Four for energy is supplied by all nut or dried legutl "Cheerio", Richard Shayers;"Mary tion or disease that already affects us. food eaten. Fats give the most en- Egg--desirable Kay Too", Roland Reticker. It is foolish to eliminate all sugars ergy. Carbohydrates, which include adults three or fou Mrs. J. M. Greenfield and her bro- ther, A. R. Martin of Beverly Hills, arrived in Avalon on Saturday. fol- lowing a long stay in Brooklyn, N. Y. They will be in residence at their home on Maiden Lane for a time. They have done considerable fishing an local waters from their private cruiser "Erma III," and have taken many of our big game fish. During the past few days a force of men has been at work making street and starches from the diet if one wishes to reduce. Kindling foods :ire needed to burn up fat, and carbon hydrates are kindling foods. If we do not have a certain amount of hy- dro-carbonates in our food to burn fats, acidosis results. Also, we must have fats as a protective food affainst certain diseases. Milk should not be eliminated from the reducing diet ; only cream may be removed since it is high in calories; but skim milk, cottage cheese, lean meat and poached eggs should be retained. We must have proteins for tissue building. repairs. Low places in the pavement "An unwise reducing diet is doubt- have beela levelled, high spots low- less partly responsible for the increase ered, broken curbs and sidewalks re- in tubei'culosis among young girls paired, etc. There will be little up- over that of boys. In summer health portunity now for puddles to remain schools we found the average diet of after a rain. boys much better balanced than that : o : ------ of the girls. Chicago Cubs in exhibition games: "A safe reducing diet must have all Friday--42ubs 16, Angels 1; Saturday the necessary elements of a well bal- ---~ubs 10, 6A. ngels 11; Sunday--Cubs anced diet, only reduced in calories. 26, Angels . sngars and starches, are the most economical and readily utilized energy food which the body receives. Pro- tein foods give as much energy as starches and sugars, but are needed more by the body for tissue building than for energy. A little over one- half of the daily diet should come from the carbohydrate foods to sup- pl~ the great demand for energy and fuel food. Food for teeth, hones and regulation of body processesmust be secured from foods which are rich in the minerals, especially calcium, phospho- rus, iron and iodine. Milk is the best source of caleiuarn, and a good source of phosphorus. Cheese, dried beans, green leafy vegetables and other veg- etables, such as cabbage, carrots, caul- iflower, celery, are good calcium foods. Phosphorus is most abundant in milk, eggs, meat, fish and whole grain ce- reals, h~on is essential for red blood cells. Green leafy vegetables, chiefly "Before going on a diet to main onespinach, green cabbage and lettuce, ,,,m --'----: o: also should first have a thorough also the potato, dried beans, and peas, the life of the party," the Chicago physical examination to determine the and whole grain cereals are excellent Cubs, sailed for Los Angeles Thurs- daaYny.morning" cause of underweight. To just 'dope' sources of iron Liver, kidney and They are missed by the system with carbohydrates does gizzard are particularly valuable in little good and much harm. Here, building the red blood cells. Iodine is Generous use of frequently) and bay Sweets in dried molasses, syrups, plain cakes. Fats in butter, ct cooking fats, cheese, Note---The food nection with the be published next Christian Science Le~. Residents of this. an authorized Chrt ture over KFOX 19, at 8 p.m., by C. S. B., of New of the Board of Mother Church, Christ, Scientist, Dr. Milton Metres the department of versity of Southern conduct a new e~ "Mental Attitudes J quarter of town division of enth street, Los registration instruction sta