Vitamins and Supplements

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2012

    Anne Marie's Top Five Drinks of 2012!

    Here's the thing about me and drinking-- from the time that I was "of age", I drank primarily wine. And champagne. My perception of beer was what I saw in commercials and bottles or cans at wedding receptions. It was crap. If I wanted different, it was some stereotyped cocktail in a martini glass.In ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2011

    Mercy: Hangover Prevention in a Can?

    ​'Twas the morning after NYE and--you know the story. Your head hurts, your stomach is queasy and WHY is it so damn bright?!  There's no shortage of "miracle" cures (which usually involve soup), but they often just mask the pain. That's why we're so intrigued by Mercy, which claims to prevent ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2011

    Why Is Subway Adding Vitamin D and Calcium To Its Bread?

    Edwin Goei​Subway has announced that it will add Vitamin D and calcium to all its breads, except for their English muffins and flatbreads. According to Nation's Restaurant News, eating a Subway six-inch sub will now give you 30% of the recommended daily allowance of calcium and 20% of the recommen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2011

    ExtenZe Boned for Continued Male Enhancement Lies

    ​So here's the long and short of it: Biotab Nutraceuticals in 2006 settled for $300,000 a consumer lawsuit brought by the Orange County District Attorney's office (OCDA), which alleged the maker of ExtenZe falsely claimed without any substantiation that the boner pills would enhance a man's peni ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2011

    Local Businessman Loses Appeal Based on Family's Nazi Past and Arbiter's Holocaust Nightmares

    ​The Fourth District Court of Appeal in Santa Ana has upheld an arbiter's ruling that had been challenged because he is Jewish and his sister died in the Holocaust.What does that have to do with the price of beans in Tel Aviv? Well, the father of the arbitration loser fought in the German army and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2010

    Wacky Snacks: Vegemite

    Edwin Goei​Name: Vegemite Origin: Australia Found at: Cost Plus, Santa Ana Cost: $6.99 Ingredients: Yeast Extract (From Yeast Grown on Barley), Salt, Mineral Salt (508), Malt Exact (Frm Barley), Colour (150c), Flavors, Niacin, Thiamine, Riboflavin, Folate.

  • News

    September 30, 2010

    The Cannabis Candidate

    Dispensary owner and Costa Mesa City Council aspirant Sue Lester is ready to 'raise my hand and do what I can for what I think is right'

  • Calendar

    July 29, 2010

    Cold War Kids

    Huntington Beach Pier

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2010

    Kkamjjic Ice Cream Drink

    Edwin Goei​Name: Kkamjjic Ice Cream Drink Origin: South Korea Found at: Freshia, Tustin Cost: $1.49 Ingredients: Fructose Corn Syrup, Citric Acid, Sodium Citrate, Nicotinic Acid, Inocitol, Vitamin C, Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin B6, Hydrochloride, Milk Flavor, Citrus Flavor, Lemon Flavor, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2010


    Edwin Goei​Name: Crunky Ball Chocolate Origin: Korea Found at: H-Mart, Irvine Cost: $3.49 Ingredients: Sugar, Whole Milk Powder, Cocoa Mass, Cocoa Butter, Corn, Vegetable Fat, Lactose, Whey Permeate Pwder, Emulsifer (Soy bean), Arabic Gum, Salt, Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Artificial Flavor (V ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 6, 2009

    Certified Farmers’ Market & Craft Fair

    Center St. Promenade and Lemon St., Anaheim

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2009

    Nancy Silverton's Seasonal Sprouts Recipe

    I eat Brussels sprouts precisely once a year. On December 25, to be exact. I know they're good for me, with their fancy schmancy vitamin A, vitamin C, folic acid, fiber and sinigrin (the last two are believed to protect against colon cancer).But, yet, despite their impressive credentials, I could ta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 24, 2008

    FDA Wags Finger at Diet Coke's Vitamin Claims

    The FDA has issues with Coca Cola's new Diet Coke Plus.  It sent the company a letter earlier this month about the drink, which Coke purports to have a "refreshing taste...AND several essential nutrients" with "each 8 fl. oz. serving of Diet Coke Plus provid(ing) 15% of your RDI ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 4, 2008

    Kuai Kuai Corn Snack

    Orange County's culturally diverse, but all cultures living here have at least one thing in common: snacks, junk food, stuff you can't really call cuisine or dinner. So, in what I hope to be a long-running and fun series, we'll pick out one "Wacky Snack" from a local market per week; then do a marg ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 10, 2008
  • Blogs

    September 28, 2007

    Most boring drink ever?

    It's always tedious to hear health-freaks go on and on about the benefits of this or that special shake. But now there's a drink that gets right to the point, putting you to sleep all by itself. (I thought such a thing already existed, and was called "whiskey." The things you learn in this job...) ... More >>

  • Features

    January 15, 2004

    Meat Your Maker

    The opposite of vegetarian

  • Supplement

    November 21, 2002

    Infomercial Junkies

    A hundred knives for, like, a hundred bucks and other gift ideas

  • Columns

    August 19, 1999