Snack time getting you down? Feel like you need a little somethin’ somethin’ to perk you up, but you don’t want to have to hit the gym for three hours just to work it all off? Instead of reaching for another doughnut, or sticking your hand in a packet of salt n vinegar chips, spare a thought for the healthy food options out there.
Not only will overhauling your pantry (or desk drawer) make you feel great, but you’ll discover a tonne of tasty delights too! Cue the list of Melbourne’s Best Health Food Stores below - and get feasting.
The Source Bulk Foods
Brunswick, Hampton, Fitzroy, Prahran & Camberwell
Amazing local and organic produce, unpackaged and available in bulk so you can leave with as little or as much as you want! The Source Bulk Foods are also proudly plastic bag free - environmentally friendly grocery shopping at its best!
Ripe Raw Alive
Located right next door to Ripe Organics at Prahran Market, this divine little find houses bulk nuts, dried fruits, and everything you need for your DIY trail mix - plus they have Kombucha on tap!
Health Food Thyme
Housing a stack of products you have never seen before, as well as all the regular ones you know and trust, Health Food Thyme is your one-stop shop. For everything from legumes and grains, to snack foods, superfoods, coconut products, and a huge selection of gluten free products, this is the place to shop.
Flemington, Brunswick & Fitzroy
Enjoy top quality organic fruit and veggies fresh from the farm, as well as an amazing range of organic lifestyle foods, raw foods, prepared foods, and general grocery items. They also offer a delivery service too. Win/win!
Pure Organic Grocer
Pure Organic Grocer is a health food store and juice bar all rolled into one! Sip on a refreshing juice as you sift your way through a fantastic selection of organic produce and grocery items, including wine and beer.
Make your pantry a little greener with a trip to Fruit Peddlers in Northcote - where they have a fresh range of organic fruit and veggies, a great selection of wholefoods, vegan groceries and snacks, plus household eco-friendly household necessities and skin care products.
Bentleigh Health Foods
Offering both organic and non-organic health foods, as well as a variety of vitamin and herbal supplements, Bentleigh Health Foods has something for everyone wanting to transform their lifestyle habits. They also have in-store naturopaths who can advise and prepare specially made herbal formulas to suit your lifestyle and diet.
Visit Habib in the CBD for all your certified organic products and household wholefoods - and make sure you pick up something tasty from the in-store café and juice bar! You won’t be disappointed.
Head on over to Health Cosmos to pick up a range of health foods perfect for that mid afternoon snack, or stay a while and enjoy something delicious from the deli. Featuring a yummy medley of salads and sandwiches made from top quality produce, Health Cosmos is perfect for lunchtime work breaks.
Check out more Melbourne health-based food outlets over at The Directory!
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