How to Find Healthy Food

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You can go to a supermarket to find health food, but the selection isn’t always the best. Most stores do okay supplying a variety of healthy fruits, vegetables and proteins, but that isn’t your only option when it comes to buying foods that are good for you. Here are some other places to find foods that will give you the vitamins and minerals you need:

Health Food Stores

Most health food stores sell not only vitamins, minerals and other supplements, but food too. Plus, you can often find healthy foods that aren’t usually easy to locate in regular grocery stores, making these places fun to shop for all of your health food needs as you’ll likely find some interesting food options.

Farmer’s Markets

Nothing tastes better than food right off the farm. You’ll be able to purchase fruits and veggies that haven’t been filled with a bunch of preservatives to help them keep. Also, you’ll be supporting your local farmers which boosts the economy in your area and helps the small business owner support his or her family.

Grow a Garden

If you have the time and energy, you can grow your own healthy food yourself. Having a big yard opens up a world of options when it comes to planting foods to harvest in the summer and fall, or you can even raise your own animals to use as food. Even if you only have a small piece of land or a deck, you can still grow a few things in pots. As long as they get the sun they need, you’re still likely to get a few pickings from your plants. Of course, not everyone has these options available to them, so if you’re left with nothing other than a grocery store to find your healthy food, just remember that the most nutritious options are generally found around the perimeter of the store. Stay away from the aisles that have processed foods. Healthy food is available everywhere, sometimes you just have to look to find it. Now you know where to look.