The Food and Drug Administration has proposed a ban on trans fat in foods. It's estimated that the total elimination of trans fats could prevent 20,000 heart attacks and 7,000 cardiovascular deaths in the U.S. per year. Dietitian Silvia Veri, R.D., with Beaumont's Weight Control Centers, is available to identify high-risk foods and discuss the dangers of trans fats.
Michigan's everchanging weather can play havoc on skin care. The arrival of fall not only means falling temperatures, but increased exposure to wind and rain. Beaumont dermatologists are available to offer seasonal skin care tips.