The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on June 9, 1966 · Page 20
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 20

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, June 9, 1966
Page 20
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thuridfly, June 9, 1966 4-Alflona (la.) Upper Dei MotnM ., — -—- , -— Mfr, _^ Association Supports U.S. Fitness Goal The future of the nation depends on the physical fitness of ita citizens. The Importance of physical fitness for young; and old alike led to the creation of the President's Council on Physical Fitness. To support the alms of the Council In promoting physical fitness through proper diet and exercise is a Roa) of the American Dairy Association. Developing a physically fit nation is an important national goal, and a well-balanced diet, Including milk and other dairy foods, plays a key role in any sound fitness program Milk K»r Vitiilii) Physically active people can . consume more milk and .other dairy foods — without gaining weight — than those who sit all day. Also, there Is a growing agreement among scientists that physically active people may be less susceptible to degenerative diseases, including heart disease, and this could mean active people live longer. Korp* Wright Down Weight control through increasing the' person's energy expenditure, rather man cutting down foods as the sole means of reducing weight, may be the more logical approach to weight control. Cow Proves Most Popular Animal In Miami's Zoo City people, Including high- rise dwellers, enjoy the charm of a farm In the city zoo. And the most popular tenant of the zoo is not an angry looking gorilla, but a meek appearing cow. In Miami, Fla., columnist Larry Thompson ran a "Why We Need a Cow in the Zoo" contest. More than 550 readers responded immediately. And, if you think money was the incentive, $15 was the first prize. Evidently, the main reason so many Miamlans replied was their earnest desire to have a cow In the Crandon Park Zoo. School Children Consume Milk, Ice Cream Most During the 1062-3 school year, about $12 of milk and milk products, exclusive of butter, were consumed per pupil enrolled in schools serving food. Of this sum, about $10 represents fresh fluid milk and almost one dollar represents ice cream. About 80c worth of cheese, mostly processed, was consumed per student during the year and about $1.00 worth of butter per capita. Most of the milk consumption took place within the framework of the Special Milk Program and the National School Lunch Program. Schools operating under one or both of these programs accounted for 05 percent of all milk used in the Nation's schools. School Lunch Program Offers Balanced Meals The standards established by the Department of Agriculture are expressed in terms of the broad food groups that make up a well-balanced lunch. These groups are: Protein .rich foods, served as a main dish or in a main dish and one other menu item; two or more vegetables or fruit, or both; whole-grain or enriched bread, and fluid whole milk served as a beverage. DID YOU KNOW? ... That the dairy cow has been working an eight hour day for years? She grazes for four hours, averaging 40-70 nibbles every minute. T>o next four hours are spent chewing her cud with her jaws and four stomachs working every minute. After milking, she sleeps all night, resting her jaws for tomorrow's eight hour work day. More than 100 food elements are found in milk. A quart of milk provides 82", of the day's needs of calcium, 63'; of the phosphorus, 40'? of protein, 83% of riboflavin, 30 <* of vitamin A, 2l f A of calories, 22 r 'f of thiamine. In spite of being used and abused by the human race, the cow continues to provide man with life Itself. A homemade tractor that runs was made by Jack Knospe, son of Mr. and Mrs, Eugene Knospe, West Him, Jack made his tlictop gram various other machine piifts and he showed it at the 0<Uence fair at the Volga gchgpl this spring, Jack is an 6th grade student there. June if daily June if daily 1 *A Sa\«W DA | RY INDUSTRY NOTHNG COULD BE FINER ... for your eating pleasure and the health of your family, than plenty of body-building, high-protein dairy products included in every meal. THERE'S COOL, CLEAN MILK - pure and fresh . . . creamy butter. . . rich, nourishing mellowed cheese . . . smooth, delicious, refreshing ice cream - these, plus the numerous dairy by-products are essential to a balanced, wholesome diet. REMEMBER - School is out and your youngsters' need for energy-giving milk is even greater. Luckily for the budget, milk products are also wonderfully economical I Be sure to keep a fresh supply handy! THIS MESSAGE SPONSORED IN YOUR INTEREST AND FOR YOUR GOOD HEALTH ... BY TRI-COUNTY COOPERATIVE DRYING ASS'N of Whittemore, Iowa, on behalf of these area Creameries Titonka Co-Op Creamery Graettinger Co-Op Creamery Britt Co-Op Creamery Wesley Co-Op Creamery Humboldt Co-Op Creamery West Bend Co-Op Creamery of West B«nd - Mallard - Palmer d •time Simm t Bancroft Co-Op Creamery Crystal Lake Co-Op Creamery Consolidated Creameries Of Swea City - Lone Rock - Ringsted - Fenton Wallingford - Whittemore and Albert City June ia a memorable month of the year with its refreshing change of seasonal pace from spring to summer, A time when nature paints broadly with a green brush and colors everything "fresh." June is also the time for a nationwide salute to the Dairy Industry for its valuable contributions to the health and welfare of our country during the 80th celebration of June is Dairy Month. June is a time to remind the housewife of the refreshing goodness of nattwe's own convenience foods — milk and other dairy products. Remember Dairy Foods . . , best refreshers under the sun! We Salute the Dairy Farmer

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