Vitamins and Supplements

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2014

    Try the Banana Kale Sandwich at Eat the Tea

    Eat the Tea's moniker is an instructional one. At this charming, Victoria Park-adjacent cafe, noshing on the the remnants of your drink is part of the process. But if this inspires a cringe-worthy visual (like the contents of a Lipton's tea bag), don't fret. The blends steeped by this tea house sla ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2014

    Delray Beach Biostation Gives Liquid Nutrition to Fight Aging, Prevent Disease

    The next time you've spent a night out drinking and wake up with a pounding headache and cringe-worthy hangover, there's a place you can go to make all that pain go away. Where? The biostation in Delray Beach. There, you can stop in for a specialty B12 shot from the bioBar -- or even a nutraceutica ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2014

    Eat Plants (and Do Some Other Stuff), Reduce Your Alzheimer's Risk, Say New Guidelines

    According to researchers, ditching the animal products might be a major factor in avoiding one dreaded disease associated with aging: Alzheimer's. And while you may think you're too young to worry about such things -- that time, it flies. Neal Barnard, M.D., president of the nonprofit Physicians Co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2014

    We Ate Reindeer Over the Holidays: Why You Should Too

    We know a lot of chefs over here at Clean Plate Charlie. So when we get a crazy idea in our heads, we know who to contact. Just before Christmas, we decided we wanted to get some ideas on how to eat Santa's favored mode of transportation for the holiday. And yes, we're fully aware that our sense o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2013

    Get Your Daily Dose of Blue-Green Algae With Spirulina Pond Yum Vegan Popsicles

    When you think of algae -- or, yes, pond scum -- does a healthy and delicious dessert come to mind? Well, thanks to Florida-based Hero Pops, it is. The creation of Vero Beach resident Michael Haggerty, a new line of vegan-vegetarian popsicles known as Pond Yum! aren't just another bland, boring hea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2013

    Chicken McNuggets Allegedly Found to Contain Fibers, Hairs, "Red Stuff" (Yuck)

    If you stopped by the Mickey D's drive-thru for a quickie lunch at your desk, you might want to put down those nuggets. We know they're tasty (especially slathered in barbecue sauce), but a health blog is reporting some very un-chicken-like substances found in their nuggets. Natural News' Forensic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2013

    Five Healthy Edible Plants That Tolerate The Heat

    Summers are hot here in South Florida and most farmers will tuck tail and not grow anything for the summer fearful of rains, heat, and bugs, but not me. I figure in tropical countries they do not stop eating when it gets hot, so I look to the tropics for ideas and alternatives on what to grow for fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2013

    Are Supplements Safe? Why Hippocrates Believes Whole Food Vitamins Are Better

    What if just about everything you thought you knew about taking vitamins, minerals and supplements turned out to be bogus? What if it was all a scam? According to nutrition expert Dr. Brian Clement, director of West Palm Beach's Hippocrates Health Institute, there can be dangers to supplementing yo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2013

    Hippocrates Health Institute: Why Wheatgrass is the World's Most Nutritious Food

    We all know wheatgrass is good for us -- those little shots of bright green liquid that smell like fresh-mowed grass and taste like, well, fresh-mowed grass. But do you really know why? Really, what's so great about wheatgrass? Aside from the fact that it's been called nature's "greatest healer," ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2013

    Hippocrates Health Institute: Why Sea Vegetables Are a Valuable Source of Important Nutrients

    We all know vegetables are good for us, but what about sea vegetables like nori, wakame, kelp, and dulse? The next time you reach for a sushi roll, keep in mind that the dark green stuff is more than just a pretty wrapper for all that sticky rice and fish. It's also packed with essential vitamins an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2013

    The "Sex Salad" Recipe: Aphrodisiac Vegan Salad from the Hippocrates Institute

    When it comes to food, nothing says Valentine's Day like a big box of chocolates, an indulgent dinner and a bottle of wine or champagne.Funny that -- from a health standpoint -- it's possible each of these things can ruin the mood for love faster than a punch to the gut, according to Hippocrates Hea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 1, 2013

    The Ultimate Hangover Menu: Rawsome Eats Chef Nina Kauder Tells Us How to Get Rid of a NYE Hangover

    Is everything too loud this morning? If you partied so hard on New Year's Eve that your hair hurts, you need to act fast to ensure New Year's Day isn't spent shriveled in a ball on the couch. Clean Plate Charlie has been searching high and low this week to find as many tips and tricks as possible to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2012

    New Year's Day Hangover Cures: Let's Get Scientific

    Happy New Year! The over-priced parties, the drunk drivers, the immense pressure on the midnight kiss forever dividing the happily coupled from the desperately single... We hope it will be magical. But New Year's Day will remind you that you're 365 days older and less able to handle your liquor.Your ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2012

    Nestle Issues Nationwide Recall of NESQUIK Powder

    Moms, before making an after-school snack for your kids, check the UPC code on your NESQUIK Chocolate milk powder.Nestle and the FDA have just announced a voluntary nationwide recall on many varieties of NESQUIK Chocolate Powder drink mixes. The company is removing the products from store shelves af ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2012

    Beauty Cocktails: Are They Worth the Hype?

    Cocktails -- they're not typically thought to produce a clear complexion. In fact, your average alcohol-filled mixed drink dehydrates the skin, creating a dull and often splotchy appearance.See also: Booze-Infused SnoBar Popsicles and Ice Cream Cocktails Coming to Florida: Please Suck ResponsiblyA n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2012

    No Really, I Prefer All of My Meals Liquid

    ​Last night, I dreamt of food. This isn't some great breakthrough, as I often dream of meals so good that I honestly get a little weepy when I wake up and realize I've made it out of the dream state without clutching my fingertips to the never-ending pasta bowl. No, not from Olive Garden but endle ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2011

    Merlot Ice Cream This Saturday at Under the Stars Food & Wine Festival

    Brett Jordan via Flickr Creative Commons"Oh, why, hello, Merlot. I believe you've met ice cream?"​While New Times' intrepid food critic explores her local options for beer-flavored ice cream -- and while we're on the subject, I say this without judgment, but Budweiser?! -- and other assorted goods ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2011

    Get the Skinny on Morton's New Healthy, Low-Calorie "Spa-Tinis," Summer Cocktails

    ​Question: How many cocktails does it take to turn one skinny chick into a big, fat mess?Answer: One mega-sized margarita too many! If that hits a little too close to home, we have a better answer for you. Try downsizing your cocktail calories with Morton's (yes, the steakhouse) new health-co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2010

    Six Hangover Cures (Courtesy of Your Local Bartenders)

    Photo by Samantha Levine"Woohoo!"​ With so many South Florida drinking establishments serving till the wee hours, it's easy to wrap up a seemingly good night, only to wake up with a nasty banging headache that feels like tiny angry elves are hammering away at your temples rudely reminding yo ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 18, 2010
  • Blogs

    December 22, 2009

    Healing Haiti: Palm Beach Charity Sends Vitamins, Hope

    One of the Haitian clinics run by Living Water Ministries​Fred Chalker says a turning point in his understanding of the needs of the Haitian people came five years ago, when he was visiting one of his clinics on the Northwest coast of Haiti. A mother had brought her 18-year-old son in to the modes ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2009

    NOS Energy Drink: Like an Orange Creamsicle Rollercoaster

    ​After nearly two solid decades of heavy caffeine consumption, I count myself nearly immune to the wonder drug. With a thousand different kinds of energy drinks on the market, I've decided to find out which ones work, and which should just be mixed with vodka and evacuated a few hours later. This ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2009

    Hollywood Resveratrol Provider is Victim of Its Success

    Flickr: kitty valentineConsumers, remember to make sure there's an actual snake in your snakeoil. ​FWM Laboratories, a dietary supplement company in Hollywood has a big advertising budget, but it'll have to get a little bigger to fight the latest round of bad publicity. The company, which is headq ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 2, 2009
  • Blogs

    December 4, 2008

    Recession Era Chow: Ultimate Vegetarian Chili

    I'll put up my vegetarian chili against any meat-based recipe  -- this one is insanely flavor- and color-full, and it's so spicy it'll make you weep. It's ideal post-Thanksgiving eats, since it's cheap, criminally healthy from all the folic acid, B vitamins and lycopene, and loaded with fiber if yo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2008

    Twinkies and Milk

    Until I saw Milk yesterday, the biopic starring Sean Penn as gay activist and San Francisco city supervisor Harvey Milk, I'd forgotten all about the Twinkie Defense. Fellow supervisor Dan White shot and killed Milk and Mayor George Moscone in their offices at San Francisco City Hall in 1978 and got ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2008

    Herald Health Tips

    This past week the Miami Herald’s “Diet and Nutrition” page featured a “Nutrition Quiz” that touted the benefits of niacin. These include raising “good” HDL cholesterol by as much as 35% -- “plus, it purportedly helps your skin and hair”. What specific foods does this quiz -- which ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2008

    WTF Is It?!? "Aphrodisiac"

    A peripatetic friend of mine brought me this amazing, rumored-to-be edible item recently. The label clearly states that it is "Aphrodisiac," which would be very exciting if I could bring myself to try even the tiniest bite of it. The package label does assure us of the snack's healthful qualities: ... More >>

  • News

    September 18, 2008
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    May 22, 2008
  • Music

    December 15, 2005

    Keep on Rockin' It

    The Non-Stop Rock Fest

  • Music

    August 18, 2005

    Boom Bap Project

    Reprogram (Rhymesayers)

  • Foodstuffs

    May 12, 2005

    Best Smoothie

    Baja Smoothie Café

  • Goods and Services

    May 13, 2004

    Best Chiropractor

    Dr. Rick Bruns

  • Foodstuffs

    May 15, 2003

    Best Health Food Store

    Nature Boy Health-Food Store & Eatery

  • Goods and Services

    May 16, 2002

    Best Health-Food Store

    Nutrition Depot Discount Vitamin Centers

  • Music

    October 18, 2001

    Four-Track Therapy

    Eric Alexandrakis's pop music remains eternally optimistic -- in sickness and in health

  • Goods and Services

    May 11, 2000
  • News

    January 27, 2000


    Nova's medicine man and Hollywood's deserted eateries

  • Dining

    August 12, 1999


    Power Smoothie

  • News

    July 29, 1999

    The Doctor Will Sell You Now

    Supplied by Rexall Showcase of Boca Raton, doctors and other distributors are pitching alternative forms of medicine that may not work in ways that may not be legal

  • Dining

    July 22, 1999


    Fred's Ultima Café & Market

  • Foodstuffs

    March 11, 1999

    Best Smoothie

    Smoothie King

  • News

    December 10, 1998
  • News

    July 30, 1998
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    July 23, 1998

    Weird Science

    The Life Extension Foundation claims it'll add years to your life with pills and cancer profiles. As long as you have the money.