65 years of Woman’s Day and crazy diets

This diet was high protein (white meats only) and allowed low calorie soft drinks but no alcohol. 1974 – The Zig Zag Diet This diet promised followers they would lose three pounds in seven days. It was a three step reducing plan and a diet that counted calories. The rules included eating three meals, not skipping breakfast or lunch, keeping meals high in nutrition, never going back second servings, not nibbling between meals, drinking eight glasses of water, not adding salt and trimming the fat from food. 5d84ab8a-00b2-11e3-9cff-2014e57d9885 A diet featured in the 65th birthday issue of Womans Day, on sale August 12. Source: Supplied Deborah Thomas, media director for magazine publisher Bauer, said Woman’s Day had featured almost every diet under the sun. “Some of them, when we look back now we think ‘oh my God, what were we thinking?

Diets of mice, men oft do gang up on glaze

By Deborah Hastings / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Friday, August 16, 2013, 2:18 PM Archive photos of Canadian students at the Cecilia Jeffrey Indian Residential School in Kenora, Ontario. Related Stories Some chocolate a day to keep sunburn away? Survivors of an infamous dormitory school who were abused, subjected to medical experiments and put on starvation diets for several years after World War II, received a personal apology this week from the Presbyterian Church of Canada. A recent study revealed that children at the Cecilia Jeffrey Indian Residential School, and five other institutions, were unwitting subjects in medical and nutritional experiments. In the 1940s and 1950s, researchers at Cecilia Jeffrey Indian Reisdential School, as well as five other dormitory schools, kept students on severely low diets, administering vitamins only to some to gauge the effectiveness of the supplements. Vitamins and mineral supplements were new medical products at the time and scientists were keen to track their benefits to humans. Photo courtesy of The Presbyterian Church of Canada Presbyterian archives photo of dormitory school classroom in 1960. But the Canada experiments went beyond that. Children had their milk rations cut and were denied dental care so as not to interfere with the effects of being kept on a starvation-level diet. RELATED: PYTHON THAT KILLED TWO CANADIAN BOYS PUT TO DEATH; YOUNG BROTHERS NO STRANGER TO DANGEROUS REPTILES Thes new report, conducted by Canadian food historian Ian Mosby, is the latest atrocity to come to light from the government program of taking aboriginal children from their families and installing them in dormitory schools across the country, where they were banned from speaking their native tongues, forced to attend Christian church services, and subjected to physical and sexual abuse by staff members including priests and nuns.

Abused and experimented on, survivors of Canadian Indian school receive apology from church

Presbyterian archives photo of dormitory school classroom in 1960.

In this instance, the mice were fed the equivalent of a healthy, sugar-free human diet plus three cooldrinks a day. The mice were kept in “barns” a 31menclosure rather than solitary cages, so they could fight over territory and breed naturally. This system for toxicity testing was developed at the University of Utah. Potts said that the more realistic environment made the test conditions more sensitive as it would reveal subtle toxic effects through how the mice reproduced and fought over territory.


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