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May 17, 1973

Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois · Page 17

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f Golesburg Register-Moil, Ggteburg, 111. Thursddy, Moy tT t T ^73 if r Dsmb/Family Teen's Diet: Nutrition Gap Dr. Lamb « it • By LAWRENCE LAMB, M.D. Daar Dr. Lamb - I want to know what happens when one takes vitamin E and estrogen. Does the vitamin destroy the estrogen or the estrogen destroy the vitamin? Also, what happens when one takes the pill longer than she should with out stopping for a period. Dear Reader - 1 am not favorably impressed with the general use of vitamin E for treating a large variety of medical illnesses, neither are the Food and Drug Administration nor the American Medical Assn. However, in moderate doses it is not harmful and in a few problems it has value. It will not affect estrogen, nor will the estrogen affect the vitamin E. Common birth control pills contain substances that have the same action as natural female hormones. During pregnancy increased amounts of female hormones are formed in the body to prevent another ovulatory cycle. This principle was.used to develop the birth control pill. If you take the pill continuously, it is similar to being pregnant. During pregnancy you have a long nine- month period of high levels of the female hormones. This is P.S. I just love your column and some day I wish I could become a doctor like you! Dear Reader — I am not surprised you feel tired from the description of your diet. It is unlikely that you are getting all the different types of protein you need. Most vegetables do | not contain complete proteins. That means that the different types of amino acids that make up the protpins in the foods you eat do not include all of the essential amino acids that should be included in the diet. Now, it is true that if you use a mixed variety of incomplete proteins then you might get all of the essential amino acids in the diet, but this requires some particular attention. The foods that contain complete proteins are the meats, [eggs, milk and,'in short, animal protein. Most vegetarians think that milk is all right. You can stay on a vegetarian diet and use milk and milk products such as cottage cheese. Soybeans and other nature bean seeds are nearly complete proteins but you need to eat a sufficient amount of those to meet a, growing individual's biological needs. One can have mood changes a it & m * 4 W •»- _ nancy. Taking regular birth control pills without interruption is not likely to cause significant damage; however, it does increase the likelihood of the complications attributed to birth control pills. Most doctors would prefer for women to interrupt the regular pill as directed. There is a new low does mini-pill (Micronor and Nor-Q.D.) just approved which is taken daily throughout the year. Dear Dr. Lamb — I'm 15 years old, 5'2" r and weigh 98 pounds! (Female.) I'm*a vegetarian, I eat no meat at all and I don't eat any type of seafood and very seldom do I eat eggs. My diet consists of vegetables, fruits, candy and other sweets. I only stopped eating meat about a year ago. And I take no type of protein. I take B t complex, A, D, E and multiple vitamins. s I often get tired and feel de pressed. So would you please tell me what to do to stay healthy and to gain weight. lire lciueuc .«»••.«».— • w..v. * ~ — — n— pssential to maintain the preg- anyway irrespective of the diet. « * .1 . - * . i _ i- L 1 1.1.-... But I would feel a lot better about your situation if you would at least include an abundant amount of milk or cottage cheese in your diet. (Newspaper Enterprise Assn.) Send your questions to Dr. Lamb, in care of this newspaper P.O. Box 1551, Radio City Station, New York, N.Y. 10019. For a copy of Dr. Lamb's booklet on losing weight, send 50 cents to the same address and ask for "Losing Weight" booklet. Symphony Auditions Auditions for the Central Illinois Youth Symphony Orchestra and for a prep orchestra in all instrumental divisions will be held May 19 and May 25 at Trewyn Junior High School, Peoria. Students interested in auditioning should call Wayne Brodkorb at 699-4240, Peoria. Now You Know ... Warts are caused by a virus. O.T. Johnson Co., Galesburg's Greatest Store Since 7862/ FRIDAY & SATURDAY SPECIAL Ole Fashion Butter Top 69* DANISH COFFEE CAKE s&w SPICE ISLAND FINE FOODS SPICES Dubuqut ALL MEAT LUNCH WIENERS MEATS 91c lb. 99c lb. HEALTH FOODS & VITAMINS KINGS DIETETIC CANDIES O.T.'s BALCONY O.T. Johnson Co., Getoburg't Greatett Store Sinte 1B62I SHOP O.T .'s 10 TO 9 MONDAY & FRIDAY. OTHER DAYS 10 TO 5 USE YOUR CONVENIENT O.T .'s CHARGE PLATE PO T sTR A DE -1N SALE ^ • WE NEED USED APPLIANCES • YOU GET THE SAVINGS Big, rommy refrigerator-freezer with room for 12.9 cu. ft. of fresh food plus huge 226-lb. "zero-degree" freezer. True No-Frost for no defrosting ever Easy rolling wheels and sturdy adjustable steel shelves. New, narrow-styled cabinet fits anywhere. 519 Trade in your o I d chest freezer for a convenient new one with all the latest features. 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