Pollo Tropical, El Rey de las Fritas, Subs on the Run, Five Guys Burgers and Fries. Those restaurants were the bane of many a Miamians existence in 2008. Theres an abundance of unhealthful fast-food joints to be discovered here, and the proof is in the greasy-ass paper bag the cashier slides to you after your unfortunate purchase. Weve got to do better, people! Its 2009 a new dawn, a new day, a new life. And in order for us to start feeling groovy, were getting ready for a new healthy lifestyle. And were listening to the wise words of Dr. Etti Ben-Zion, who describes herself as South Floridas leading detox doctor. She has been offering Miamis well-intentioned and well-to-do a chance at renewal with her seven-day detox program, and she will host the first Cleanse Miami seminar Saturday, January 31, and Sunday, February 1. You, health-conscious local on a budget, can learn from the beautiful lady whos ascending to the Dr. Agaston diet-doctor throne, during this Mondays free Healthy Shopping Tour with Dr. Etti.
Meet at 5 p.m. at Whole Foods South Beach, and bring a notepad, cause youll be learning a lot. As you follow Dr. Etti from aisle to aisle, shell drop knowledge about planning and preparing healthful meals; introduce you to the benefits of edibles such as chard, kale, quinoa, and flaxseed; and prove to you exactly why you need to read the label on everything that passes your lips. Did we mention the free samples? Oh yeah, and theyre surprisingly tasty too! Call Whole Foods at 305-532-1707 with questions, or visit dretti.com to learn more about the latest health craze thats about to sprout from Miami.
Mon., Jan. 19, 2009