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The Detroit Jewish News, 1984-12-03

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THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

Friday, December 7, 1984

63

COOKING

Tasty recipes for doing what is good for you

BY GLORIA KAUFER GREENE

warm, topped with ice cream or a
1/2 tsp ground ginger
Cut the broccoli tops into small
vent or at least limit it. Two of the
little milk, if desired. Makes
To this day, I only enjoy eating a
1/2
tsp.
baking
soda
florets. Trim and discard 1/2-inch
most effective appear to be reg-
about 4 servings.
peanut butter and jelly sandwich
To
serve:
(optional)
from
the
bottom
of
the
stalks.
Peel
ular vigorous exercise, which
when it is accompanied by a glass
Vanilla
ice
cream
or
milk
Copyright 1984 Gloria Kaufer Greene
the woody covering from the thick
builds up bone mass in a manner
of cold milk. I picked up the habit
Put the cornmeal in a medium-
part of the stem and discard, then
not
yet
completely
understood,
during my youth. Mom insisted
sized saucepan (about 21/2-quarts),
cut the stem into small slices. Set
and increased intake of calcium.
that my siblings and I drink milk
and gradually stir in the water.
aside the florets and stem slices.
Some
experts
even
suggest
that
with all our dairy or pareve meals,
Then add the remaining ingre-
In a large skillet, heat the but-
postmenopausal
women
take
up
to make sure we got enough. She
dients, and mix until combined.
ter; then saute the onion and gar-
to
1500
mg.
daily.
(Those
with
a
knew that milk is a good source of
Put the saucepan over medium-
lic until tender but not browned.
strong
family
history
of
kidney
Uruguay's new VP -
vitamins A and D as well as cal-
high heat, and stir constantly
Stir in the herbs, green pepper,
stones
should
consult
a
doctor
be-
cium for growing bones and teeth.
active for refuseniks
until the pudding thickens and
nuts or seeds, and the reserved
fore increasing calcium intake, as
Well, what Mom (and the ex-
comes to a boil (about 10 minutes).
broccoli florets and stem pieces.
it
may
aggravate
that
condition.)
perts) didn't know back then is
Montevideo (JTA) — The can-
Then reduce the heat to low,
Add the water to the skillet, cover
The calcium can come from the
that the need for calcium doesn't
didate who emerged last week as
and
cook,
stirring
often,
about
10
it
tightly,
and
steam
the
vegeta-
diet as well as supplements.
end in childhood — particularly
vice president of Uruguay,
to 20 minutes or longer or until
bles for about 5 minutes or until
Though most milk products con-
for women. While she was careful
Enrique Tarigo, is a well-known
the
pudding
is
very
thick
and
rich
the broccoli is brightly-colored
tain substantial amounts of cal-
that her young daughters had a
jurist who chairs the Uruguayan
tasting.
If
it
is
too
thick,
stir
in
a
and
crisp-tender.
cium, it is best for overall health
sufficient amount of that mineral,
Committee for the Rights of
little milk or extra water, and
Spread the vegetable mixture
to emphasize those which are low
Mom was probably deficient her-
Soviet Jewry. Tarigo is not
cook
a
few
more
minutes
until
the
over the rice. Spoon the yogurt on
in fat. These include skim and
Jewish.
self.
liquid is mixed in well. Serve
top in dollops. Then sprinkle the
lowfat
milk,
buttermilk
(which
is
Calcium is actually the most
grated cheese over everything.
made from skim milk), nonfat dry
abundant mineral in our bodies.
IIIIIIMMIIIIMIIIIIIIIIIMINNIMMIP
Bake the casserole, uncovered, in
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milk
powder,
and
lowfat
yogurt.
Ninety-nine percent of it is lo-
1
a preheated 350-degree oven
(Cottage
cheese
is
lower
in
cal-
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7.1
cated in the bones and teeth. The
FREE
OFFER!
about
20
minutes
or
until
the
cium.) Good non-dairy sources of
.
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other one percent circulates
. illllu -
cheese is melted. Makes 4 to 6
calcium
include
broccoli,
sardines
throughout the bloodstream and
I
side-dish servings or 2 to 3 main-
and salmon with the bones, kale,
_ BUY 1 SLICE OF PIE 1
soft tissues, and is essential for
I
dish
servings.
collards,
turnip
greens,
mustard
i< GET 1 SLICE FREE! 1
several vital body functions such
greens, and tofu (soybean curd)
I
,
I
INDIAN PUDDING
as proper conduction of nerve im-
Offer Good With Coupon
which
has
been
solidified
with
a
% cup stone ground yellow
I
pulses, heart function, blood clot-
I
Have
We
Also
calcium compound.
cornmeal
ting, muscle contraction, and ac-
I
i
TOFUiTI
and
Calcium
supplements
are
lir
21/2 cups water
tivation of certain enzymes and
available over the counter in
I
3 /4 cup instant nonfat dry milk
THE
PIE
PLACE
hormones. A number of studies
many
forms.
Calcium
carbonate
11
powder
7
also suggest that low calcium may
AND ICE CREAM PARLOR
Fr .77
contains by far the largest propor-
% cup dark unsulphured
have a causative effect on hyper-
tion
of
calcium
per
tablet,
but
ob-
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molasses
tension and periodontal disease.
servers
of
kashrut
should
be
1
tsp.
ground
cinnamon
Because calcium in the
aware that it maybe derived from
bloodstream is so important, the
oyster shells. Two other choices
level is carefully regulated by the
are calcium lactate (from milk)
body. When calcium is low, less is
and calcium gluconate. Both bone
NOW OPEN
excreted via both the intestines
meal and dolomite have recently
and kidneys. Also, calcium can be
7 DAYS A WEEK!
been discredited as supplements
mobilized from the bones.
because
they
may
be
contami-
Sun.
Thru Thurs. 5 to 10
'Recently, there has been much
nated with lead.
publicity in both the lay and sci-
Fri.
& Sat. 5 to 11
Restaurant
Calcium absorption is impaired
entific press about the relation-
ship between calcium deficiency - by large amounts of caffeine and
alcohol, as well as a diet that is
SERVING YOU FOR 7 YEARS IN THE SAME WALNUT LAKE RD. LOCATION
and osteoporosis, a disorder in
excessively high in meat protein,
which chronic loss of bone mass
so these should be avoided.
causes the bones to become very
A good book which contains de-
porous, brittle, and susceptible to
Featuring
breakage. Osteoporosis occurs in tailed information osteoporosis as
one out of four postmenopausal well as charts on the calcium con-
women — eight times the rate for tents of foods is: Stand Tall! The
Served in an authentic traditional New York Italian-style atmosphere
men. It is one of the main causes of Informed Woman's Guide to Os-
teoporosis by Morris Notelovitz,
the increased incidence of hip and
wrist fractures in the elderly, and M.D. and Marsha Ware; ($8.95
Your Host:
Reservations Suggested For Your Convenience
Your Hostess:
also can result in a compressed, paperback, $12.95) hardcover,
Al
Valente
Ruthe Wagner
after 3 p.m.
bent spine which is commonly Triad Publishing Co., P.O. Box
called "dowager's hump." 13096, Gainsville, Fla. 32604.)
Women tend to be much more Following are some recipes
susceptible than men because our which emphasize foods that are
bones have less mass to begin high in calcium.
BROCCOLI-RICE
with, we generally exercise less,
CASSEROLE
and our calcium stores may be de-
2 cups cooked brown or white
pleted by pregnancy and nursing.
rice
What's more, the bone-protecting
2 medium-sized fresh brocccili
effects of-estrogen are lost after
stalks, including stems
menopause resulting in a drama-
2 tbsps. buter of margarine
tic decrease of bone mass. Petite,
1 medium-sized onion, finely
thin, white women who are in-
chopped
active and who smoke are at
Served from 10 to 2 p.m.
1 garlic clove, minced
greatest risk.
1/2 tsp dried thyme leaves
Also, a recent survey by the
Public Health Service of the U.S. 1/2 tsp dried oregano leaves
Enjoy over 40 freshly prepared items such as: Beef
1/4 tsp. dried dillweed
Department of Health and
Stroganoff, Baked Cod and Fried Chicken, Cheese ,
1/4 • cup fine chopped fresh
Human Services found that dur-
parsley
ing the years of peak bone-mass
Blintzes, English Trifle and freshly baked pies and pastries.
1 medium-sized green pepper,
development (approximately ages
seeded and sliced
18 to 35), two-thirds of women do
1/4 cup raw unsalted cashews or
not meet the recommended diet-
other nuts, or unsalted
ary allowances (RDA) for calcium.
sunflower seeds
In contrast, most men aged 12 to
2 tbsps. water
65 meet or exceed it. (The current
1/2 cup plain lowfat yogurt
RDA is 800 mg. for adults, 1200
4 ounces (I cup, packed) grated
mg for adolescents and pregnant
ito
Swiss or similar cheese
or nursing women.)
— WOODWARD AT LONG LAKE ROAD
Press the rice into the bottom of
While osteoporosis was once
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thought to be an inevitable result a greased or nonstick spray-
of aging, studies have shown that coated 8-inch square or 9-inch
there are some ways to help pre- round baking dish. Set aside.

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