Health food stores are an amazing resource for just about everything health-related you wish to buy! Whether it be organic granola and greens or vitamins and supplements, these stores are here to help nourish your body with what it needs. Maintaining good health isn’t always easy though, especially if you’ve taken a trip and forgotten your vitamins at home. Luckily for us in Canada, there is a multitude of health and nutrition retailers around the country. We’ve come up with the 10 best natural health food stores across the country to make sure you never have to worry about missing your daily vitamin intake again.
Ambrosia – Ontario
What started off as a small bulk food store selling dried fruits, nuts, baking needs and other items has grown into the 3-store business that is Ambrosia. Serving Toronto and the GTA, these stores now offer natural foods, vitamins and minerals, organic produce, natural cosmetics and more! Their bulk food sales concept remains unchanged over the years as they continue to buy products in volume in order to offer the lowest prices.
Honey & Ginger – Nova Scotia
This health and wellness shop has 2 locations in Nova Scotia, both offering supplements and high-quality food. They carry dozens of natural beauty brands and even have product experts on staff. Honey & Ginger is very selective regarding the brands and products they choose to display, so you know you will get the best quality here.
Morning Sun Health Foods -Multiple Locations
This west-coast family-run business has 3 different nutritional retail chains across the country. Alive Health Centre in British Columbia, Morning Sun Health Foods in Alberta and Supplements Plus in Toronto. The Morning Sun franchise takes great care of its customers and offers plenty of promotions in their flyers and online newsletters.
Marché Branche d’Olivier – Quebec
With 5 locations around Montreal, Marché Branche d’Olivier is a great health food store to visit while in the city. They have organic snacks and produce, ingredients to buy in bulk, natural cleaning and hygiene products and much more! Their friendly staff is knowledgeable and available to help you with any questions, although you may need a translator if you’re visiting.
Herbs & Nutrition – Ontario
Located downtown Toronto, at Bathurst and Bloor, this health food store carries all your favourite organic brands and great produce. They’ve also got a large selection of supplements, spices and other cooking necessities.
Vitasave – British Columbia
Vitasave has 2 wellness store locations in Vancouver but their online shop, Vitasave.ca, is popular across the country. Here they are selling vitamins, supplements and more for very good prices and even offer free shipping to certain areas.
Nutrition House – Multiple Locations
Leading the health food industry in Canada is Nutrition House, with multiple locations in Vancouver, Calgary and all over Ontario. All store employees receive on-going training to ensure the best care and services can be provided for their customers. Here you can shop just about every vitamin, mineral and supplement under the sun as well as popular superfoods and more.
Essence of Life – Ontario
It seems that just about everything you can imagine is packed into this organic food shop in Toronto’s Kensington Market. Natural soaps, organic produce, sustainable toothbrushes, incense, vegan alternatives and much more all find a space on Essence of Life’s shelves.
Community Natural Foods – Alberta
Community Natural Foods has been providing the people of Calgary with healthy products for over 50 years! They have all-natural grocery items such as plant-based milk options, organic produce, canned goods and more, plus an extensive array of natural beauty and skin products. Their 2 locations are also offering delivery services to those in Calgary.
Goodness Me! – Ontario
This natural food market has 10 locations around Ontario! They offer a flyer on their website full of great deals on organic foods and even offer pre-made meals, snacks and smoothies made instore with their fresh ingredients. Check out their great recipes on their site as well!
Feature Image: Ambrosia Natural Foods