Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia on August 6, 1972 · Page 131
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Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia · Page 131

Charleston, West Virginia
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Sunday, August 6, 1972
Page 131
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PnMeffl? Dm't Be a Yo-Yo by Suzanne Curley Back-to-School Offer! It's a tape dispenser and pencil box--a very special offer from "Scotch" Brand Tapes. T'''-~*^^s^^^ ~ - - ^ - t v ^ - ; · ; , ® - - , ;l* ;^ "Scotch" Brand Magic Transparent Tape is a bus load of help for youngsters in school. It repairs torn papers invisibly. It's ideal for labeling things because children can write on it. And you'll be able to treasure those extra-special projects and workbooks for years because this tape resists yellowing or cracking. Pencil box contains 8 pencils, ruler, 6 colored pencils, protractor, eraser, pencil sharpener, roll of "Scotch" Magic Transparent Tape. Buy a roll of "Scotch" Magic Transparent Tape for yourself. Then send in the plaid tab and $1.00. Hurry, or you'll miss the bus. Mail to: Pencil Box Offer, P.O. Box 84%, Roseville, MN SSI 13 Please send me Pencil ftox(es). I enclose $1.00 and the plaid tab from a roll of "Scotch" Magic Transparent Tape for each Pencil Sox ordered. No stamps accepted. Name Address City Stale Zip Checks should be made payable to PENCIL BOX OFFER. Residents of Minnesota add 4% to cover cost of state sales tax. Offer available in United States and Puerto Rico except where restricted, taxed or prohibited. Allow four weeks for delivery. Orders from retailers and wholesalers not accepted. Offer expires December 31,1972. BALTIMORE, MD. D r. Neil Solomon, the latest Pied Piper of America's obese (one out of five), prescribes no pills, administers no shots, and offers no cure-all regimen for reducing weight. He promises no speedy results and insists that calories DO count--more than anything else. Yet he claims a 50 percent success rate over a 10-year period in helping patients shed unwanted fat. Author of a book called The Truth About Weight Control (Stein Day), which is becoming the Everything You Always, Etc. of weight-watching, Dr. Solomon has spent more than 10 years in obesity research. He has one primary truth: there is no miracle cure for obesity. There is only one cause for "fat"--the body is not burning up its calorie intake. Once the cause for this is found and controlled, weight loss can begin. Loss should continue at the rate of one or two pounds a week until the ideal weight is achieved. "At this point," says Dr. Solomon, "the healthy person should not have to be as obsessed with counting calories as he was during his weight-loss program. His metabolism should be automatically stabilizing his weight. "There is usually a psychological reason," he continues, "why a person begins to overeat--frustration, boredom, an unhappy love affair. Bui once a person becomes obese, even if it's only a matter of 10 pounds or so, his chances of developing some metabolic imbalance increase, making it impossible for him to lose weight--even if he cuts down on hib food drastically. That's when it's up to a doctor to detect the problem and treat it." Yo-Yo dieters- Throughout his years of studying the obese, Dr. Solomon has noted the "yo-yo syndrome." That's what happens to compulsive dieters who continually go up and down in weight. "Some of my patients," says Dr. Solomon, "look back over the years of being on and off (he diet wagon and realize that they've gained and lost their body weight three and four times over." Dr. Solomon has devised a one-week balanced diet of 1800 calories to reveal if a patient belongs in the yo-yo category, and if there is a physiological disturbance. If, after seven days on his 1800-calorie diet, a weigh!

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