WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11,1M« BLTTHEYTLLl (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE 8IJVBN Wont to Lost Weight? Stop Counting Calories, Watch Your Hypothalamus, Expert Says By ALTON t. BLAKESLEE AP Science Reporter DALLAS (AP) — To control your weight, stop counting calories and take care of your hypothalamus, an authority on nutrition suggested yesterday. Regular exercise and wise choice of all nourishing foods are ways to do it, said Prof. Roger J. Williams, University of Texas bio-chemist, and president-elect of the American Chemical Society. Your hypothalamus — hype for •hort — IB a vital area of the brain which is apparently one seat of "bodily wisdom" and automatic control mechanisms. The mechanism controlling appetite is probably located there, Dr. Williams aald. Some scientists also find evi» dence your hype area is a switchboard 01 the emotions, translating ideas and emotions into physical effects through nerves and hormones. This complex area may also be the part of the brain that controls sleep and wakefulness. Control Center Dr. Williams told of finding new evidence indicating that if the hypothalamus area is well-nourished in every way, then your appetite will work properly. The bodily wisdoms include control mechanism over temperature, breathing, composition of the blood and "the wisdom to eat or stop eating," he told the ACS' division of agricultural and food Chemistry. The appetite control is so remarkably precise that it is not unusual for a middle-aged man to gain only 20 pounds very gradually between ages 35 and 55, . never counting a single calorie, he said. This, man might eat 20 tons of food in that time, but burn up 99.85 per cent of it. If he gained only 4 pounds in 20 years, he would have burned up or discarded 99.59 per cent of all the food. Regular Exercise But If his appetite control mechanism was not so efficient, and he burned up only 99.8 per cent, he would gain 80 pounds. Regular exercise increases this bodily wisdom of appetite control, Dr. Williams said, citing studies by Dr. Jean Mayer of Harvard University. The human body can also become foolish about eating, said Dr. Williams, discoverer of the B vitamin, pantothenic acid, which promotes growth. Examples are the child with a sweet tooth whose sugar consumption crowds out the vitamins, minerals and proteins he needs, and the adult whose craving alcohol lets alcohol substitute for 1 Joseph Carucci, caretaker at the Wax Museum in Coney Island. Old Joe's effigy is being prepared for the I9a6 season. Neighbors Aid 'Santa Glaus' LEXINGTON, Ky. W) — Deputy Sheriff Robert Tice received $5,412 yesterday to pay his hospital and medical bills. "I've always oeaeved in Santa Glaus and now I know that he really does exist," said Tice, who is still recovering• from critical injuries received in an automobile wreck shortly before Christmas. For many years Tice has played Santa for handicapped and shut-in children. The money was contributed by residents of the area. food. He indicated the well-nourished hypothalamus could avoid or help overcome the cravings. Dirty Faces Were Tell-Tale DENVER W —. Dirty hands and faces tripped up three youthful burglars yesterday. They admitted entering a dressing: room in a nearby building after suspicious police arrested them on a street corner. The youths said they climbed to the roof and entered the building by sliding down a sooty air duct. They were held for juvenile authorities. Baptist Appeal to All to Adopt Christian Spirit rn Race Relations NASHVILLE, Tenn. 01 — A joint appeal by Southern Baptlit leaders urging all Ctirlsttuu, white and Negro, to udopt the Christian spirit in race relations has be«n acknowledged by President Xlunhower. Dr. C. C. Wirren of Charlotte, N. 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