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Health Food Stores

gooseberry natural foods
Gooseberry Natural Foods is a charming health foods store that also offers fruits and vegetables.
Health food stores primarily sell organic foods, local produce, nutritional supplements and of course, health foods. Health food stores aren't just for athletes and bodybuilders. As a society, we are becoming more aware of our overall health. More people are aware of the health benefits of eating healthy food and exercising.

Health food stores also provide a variety of options for people with special dietary needs, such as gluten allergies, other food allergies, diabetics and for people who observe a vegetarian, vegan, raw food, organic or another alternative diet.

The term health food has been used since the 1920s and refers to specific foods that are beneficial to overall good health.

Local, reputable and knowledgeable health food stores in the area include, Gooseberry Natural Foods in Westport, Down to Earth Natural Foods in New Bedford and Mad Hectic Foods in Dartmouth. Specialty markets often dedicate a portion of their store to a health food section where the consumer can find organic and healthier food alternatives. With the consumer demand for healthier options, farmers markets and farm stands are also offering a wider selection of organic and specialty health food choices.

SouthCoast Health Food Stores Listings

Down to Earth Natural Foods751 Kempton StreetNew Bedford, MA508.996.1995
Gooseberry Natural Foods1037 Main RdWestport, MA508.636.2241
How on Earth62 Marion RdMattapoisett, MA508.758.1341