August 2003 – Plan-It Lean

August 2003

Ask the Expert: Allergies

Q. My sister and I have tested positive for the same allergies.  We are both allergic to dairy and corn as well as cat dander and pollen.  I have red eyes and blotchy skin while she simply sneezes.  Why am I so cursed? A. Allergy symptoms...


Ask the Expert: Trans Fatty-Acids New Scare

Q. What is the new scare about trans fatty acids?  What should I do to avoid them? A. The “new scare” is actually an old scare!  Trans fatty acids were actually created in the laboratory in the late Forties.  Soybean oil became the first food victim...