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&apos;*llP Page 16 Nutrition And You A When it comes to being flow to critical systems of healthy, triglycerides the" body causing stroke, matter. Triglycerides are heart attack and other one type of blood fat; serious disease processes. others are cholesterol: The main source of HDL (high density high triglycerides is from lipoprotein) and LDL (low consuming a diet rich in density lipoprotein), dairy and meat products We hear a lot about and being overweight. cholesterol but not so Other diseases can much about triglycerides, also raise triglyceride Triglycerides are unused levels such as diabetes, calories stored in fat hypothyroidism, and cells for later use. Having kidney or liver disease. high triglycerides clogs The American Heart arteries, which slows and Association has set the sometimes stops blood standard for an optimal Wednesday, June 20, 2012 The Adams County Record What Are Triglycerides Why Do They Matter? By Linda Taylor, Nutritionist, ACHC triglyceride level as 100mg/ dl. If your level is 150mg/ dl or over, you need to take action to get them to a healthy level and avoid chronic disease. Here are 5 dietary strategies to lower triglycerides and other blood fats! Lose 10%: Current research proves that, losing 5 to 10% of body weight can lower triglyceride levels by approximately 20 percent. Not so many sweets: Too much simple sugar in the diet will raise triglyceride levels, q-his is according to Dr. Janet Brill, RD and author of "Prevent a Second Heart Attack: 8 foods, 8 Weeks to Reverse Heart Disease." The AHA recommends that sugary food and drinks be limited to 100 calories per day for women and 150 for men. Go Omega-3: There are healthy' fats and not-so- healthy fats. Saturated fats, those fats that come from meat and dairy products are bad for a body when eaten in large quantities. Brill claims, "The only nutrient proven to lower triglyceride levels are the long-chain omega-3 fish fats--EPA and DHA-- found in large, fatty, cold water fish that swim deep down in the sea." Fish high in omega-3's (and low in mercury) include salmon, anchovies, herring, mackerel, sardines, and trout. Eating fatty fish more often and in place of meat and poultry, provides heart-healthy fats. Whole Grains. Cut back or eliminate refined breads, cereals, pasta and crackers with whole grain versions to provide dietary fiber and boost overall nutrient intake. Get on the Wagon: Alcohol, which is full of simple sugar can raise triglycerid e levels. Either cut back to no more than one drink per day or eliminate it from your diet entirely. Council City Council A Short Meeting BY DALE FISK Council's City Council meeting on June 12 began with a budget meeting at 6:30. When the regular council meeting started at 7:30, the budget items had not been completed, so another budget meeting is scheduled for June 27. Animal control officer, Stormi Rogers, reported that she had collected several fines. She had also confiscated two adult dogs, along with a number of puppies, that were being neglected. All were taken to the McPaws shelter at McCall. The council decided to ask the judge and prosecuting attorney to require the adult dogs to be spayed or neutered before the owner is allowed to get them back. The council approved a business license for "Rogue Warrior Cleaners." A discussion of the HUD home that the city purchased for $1 resulted in a decision to have the house cleaned in preparation for possible sale. The council will make a decision on the house at the next council meeting. It was noted that little input as to what to do with the house has been received from the public. Susan Korte appeared before the council to request clarification on city ordinances concerning serving alcohol. There doesn't seem to be a clear. ordinance as to whether drinks can be sold until 2:00 AM or on various holidays. The council voted to specify that alcohol may be served until 2:00 AM all year except Christmas Day. Exceptions to this would occur when state laws supersede the city ordinance. Dick Thompson is still working out, details on airport maintenance work that the FAA requires to keep the runway up to standards. The FAA has scheduled the project for this year if cost sharing and specifics can be agreed upon. The council approved the payment of bills due the city via Access Idaho Payport Electronic Payments. A motion to adjourn was quickly seconded, and Mayor Gardner declared, "I hereby adjourn one of the shortest city council meetings we've had." The next regular city council meeting will be on Tuesday, July 10, 7:30 PM at Council City Hall. Council Chamber of Commerce WZDWESDA'W, J'gX,"Z' 00TX-.X Breakfast at Le9ion Park 11:00 Pa.rad. Percupene Race Lunch at Senior Center  Petting Zoo at City Park < Bounce House at City Park )J;;  k, --I u0uncll, lean0 A----- Vendors at City Park Movin' Forward Quilt Shw at the. Elementary Schol 't Shw at the Hioh Sehl " / : "-... /k . See the Complete Schedule of Events in .J. the Adams County Record June 27th! T-Shirts $1' - - " 5 Reserve Officer Meeting Report by Gene Foster At the Reserve Officer Meeting and Training on 'June 13, Lt. Zollman provided training on the Sheriff's Office policy and procedures in handling Juveniles. He explained the state requirements for their care and handling when taken into custody and how the SO meets these requirements. In the future Lt. Zollman said, "When female juveniles are transported to holding facilities in Mc Call or Caldwell, a female reserve officer will be asked to accompany the transporting Officer to reduce the county liability." The ladies present indicated a willingness to perform this function. The Reserve Officers will provide traffic control during the 4th of July parade in Council. We will assemble at 10:30 at the SO. The parade is currently scheduled to start at 11:00 AM at the old Forest Service site, and will proceed to the High School. The Sheriff will lead the parade as he has done in the past. q-he Porcupines will come first, followed by kids, dogs and bikes. Next will be cannons, floats, and the horses last. A minimum of 4 officers are needed. The next meeting will be held July 11 at the SO at 1900 hrs. Real Estate Report BY GEI-E FOSTER The Multiple Listing Service reported 13 sales during the month of May. These were a lot in Goodrich, a lot (recre- ation property) north of New Meadows, 4 houses and 2 houses with acreage in New Meadows, 3 hous- es with acreage, and a ranch property in Council. The Adams County Building Department reported that 8 building permits were issued in May.