February 2008 – Plan-It Lean

February 2008

Ask the Expert: Is it Safe to Use Flax Seeds/Oils

Q. I’ve heard AND read on the Internet that flax seeds and flax oil can possibly promote prostate cancer growth.  A. Flax and its oil have been promoted since the 1950’s as dietary nutrition products containing anti-cancer properties.  Most studies relating to these findings show evidence of...


Ask the Expert: Salmonella Outbreaks

Q. Why are so many outbreaks of salmonella and E-coli occurring within the food industry.  Just a few months ago “healthy” Veggie Bootie snacks infected with salmonella made people sick in 17 states!  What should I look for on labels to protect my family and...