There’s a wonderful selection of places to buy specialist food, as well as fresh, organic produce.
Here you’ll find a huge stock of ingredients, with many created for those with allergies and intolerances. Lots of ingredients which are hard to find are available here, such as soya cream, xantham gum, xylitol and agar-agar.
Higher Nature is a great online store for nutritional supplements and remedies.
MAX TOMLINSON’S DETOX
No:Tox is the ultimate natural tool for Detox and weight-loss. You can buy it online direct from Max Tomlinson. As the UK’s leading expert in detox, Max has developed No:Tox, an organic herbal mix developed with inspiration from the famous Swiss naturopath Dr. Vogel. It is a safe, complete cleanse which is easy to use and cleans out the bowel, the liver, the kidneys and the lymphatic system.
This is the most fantastic shop for buying supplements and natural remedies. It also stocks some snacks and storecupboard ingredients and next door you’ll find a wonderful selection of books. You can also order on-line or over the phone, and can even speak to a nutritionist about your order if you like. 7 Park Crescent, London, W1B 1PF tel:+44 (0) 20 7436 5122.
Planet Organic stocks a fantastic selection of storecupboard ingredients, as well as fresh organic fruit, vegetables, meant and fish, and an excellent selection of organic, pre-prepared meals. You can also buy organic skincare products and natural remedies. They’ll deliver to local addresses and say they’re committed to helping us take better care of ourselves, our families, our communities and ultimately our planet.
THE ORGANIC PHARMACY
Fully registered with The Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain, The Organic Pharmacy specialises only in herbs, homeopathy and organic skincare. This is where Kylie, Gwyneth and Madonna shop. Their aim is to bring you the best products, advice and treatments free from all the toxic ingredients commonly found in main stream cosmetics and health products. From their herbal and homeopathic dispensary they custom blend herbs and homeopathic remedies to suit your needs and dispense expert advice for all your health and beauty needs. And now you can also try their new organic makeup range. They are distributed throughout the UK and in some other countries, and they also have shops in London.
A Vita-Mix machine is so much more than a blender. This amazing machine can do the work of 10 separate ones!
WHOLE FOODS MARKET
The largest natural product retailer in the US has recently opened up over here. With a flagship store in High Street Kensington, they are planning to open 40 more stores throughout the UK. A favourite with many Hollywood stars and A-listers, the vast array of beautifully-displayed produce is tribute to their motto “Whole Foods, Whole People, Whole Planet”. The store contains an in-house bakery, salad bar, wine department, cheese room, take-away section and even a pub as well as a huge stock of fresh and storecupboard ingredients. They prepare their meals and foods on-site everyday.