This is the best supplement I've ever used. It uses over 200 plants to provide a huge array of nutrients that your body may benefit from. I use a small amount to keep it economical. A gentler, and more affordable alternative from the same company is Excela-50.

District of Columbia

Blue Nile Herb and Spice Company, 2826 Georgia Avenue, NW

GNC products through

MOM's Organic Market

The People Garden, 3155 Mt. Pleasant Street, NW

Samson's Vitamins and Herbs, 1515 17th Street, NW

Secret's of Nature, 3923 South Capital Street, SW

Senbeb Co-op, 5922 Georgia Avenue, NW store locator

Washingtons Green Grocer delivers organic food weekly

Wellness Cafe, 325 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE

Whole Foods Market has 3 locations in DC 

Yes! Organic Market Cleveland Park, 3425 Connecticut Avenue, NW

Yes! Organic Market Adams Morgan, 1825 Columbia Avenue, NW

Yes! Organic Market Petworth, 4100 Georgia Avenue NW

Yes! Organic Market 14th Street, 2123 14th Street NW

Yes! Organic Market Brookland, 3809 12th Street NE

Yes! Organic Market Capitol Hill, 410 8th Street, SE


The Apothecary (see Village Green Apothecary)

  Bethesda Coop 6500 Seven Locks Road, Cabin John, MD

Common Market Frederick, MD

David’s Natural Market, Columbia, MD

Dawson's Market, 225 N. Washington St., Rockville, MD opening (October 2012)

Glut Food Coop, 4005 34th Street, Mt. Ranier, MD

GNC products through

Goodlife Organic Market, Severna Park, MD

 Healthway Natural Foods, (closed)

LivingWell (formerly Potomac Adventist Health Food Store), 12004 Cherry Hill Road, Silver Spring, MD. (closed Saturdays in observance of Seventh Day Adventist's beliefs; excellent selection of vegetarian foods)

The Maryland Food Collective, 9827 Rhode Island Avenue, College Park, MD

MOM's Organic Market

Potomac Adventist Health Food Store (now called Livingwell), 12004 Cherry Hill Road, Silver Spring, MD. (closed Saturdays in observance of Seventh Day Adventist's beliefs; excellent selection of vegetarian foods)

Roots Market! 5805 Clarksville Square Drive, Clarksville, MD

Read Roots' excellent position on GMOs.

Roots Market! 16800 Georgia Avenue, Olney, MD

Smile Herb College Park, MD (Mainly supplements, books, clothing, essential oils - just a very small selection of food items. There's an excellent selection of bulk herbs.  Check out the video on Yelp to see what a cool place Smile is. An outstanding store for herbal products!)

Takoma Park Silver Spring Co-op 8309 Grubb Road, Silver Spring, MD

Takoma Park Silver Spring Co-op 201 Ethan Allen Avenue, Takoma Park, MD

Village Green Apothecary, Bethesda, MD. They offer custom compounding of supplements based on your doctor's prescription. (mainly supplements, not foods.) store locator

Whole Foods Market has locations in Bethesda, Gaithersburg, Rockville, and Silver Spring, MD

Yes! Organic Market Hyattsville, 5331 Baltimore Avenue, Hyattsville, MD 



GNC products through

Healthway Natural Foods has closed their locations near DC. But the Fairfax location is reopening as Robert'a Natural Foods, with the same friendly, helpful staff as before.  9424 Main Street (Pickett Center) map

MOM's Organic Market

Mrs. Green's 12995 Fair Lakes Shopping Center, Fairfax, VA

Natural Grocer, 14453 Potomac Mills Road, Woodbridge VA  map

Nourish Market, Falls Church and McLean, VA (CLOSED)

Robert'a Natural Foods, 9424 Main Street (Pickett Center), Fairfax, VA map

Salud Healthy Pantry,  (pronounced "sah-LOOD", meaning "health" in Spanish) 1137 Walker Road, Great Falls, VA store locator

Whole Foods Market has locations in Alexandria, Arlington, Fairfax, Falls Church, Reston, Springfield, and Vienna, VA









Mercola products

The fairest trade coffee in the DC area:
Earth Sangha pays each farmer more than double what fair trade agreements would pay.
No pesticides or fertilizers are used. Coffee beans are shade grown with minimal disturbance to rain forest. Beans are locally roasted at Beanetics. All profits support Tree Bank Hispanola. Coffee is available at Beanetics Coffee Roasters, Roberta's Natural Foods, Willowsford Farm Market, and England Acres Farm Market, or online.


Mimi Kirk was voted the sexiest vegetarian over 50. At 73, she says she feels like she's in her 20's. She shares her secrets in Live Raw: Raw Food Recipes for Good Health and Timeless Beauty.

from the Cornucopia Institute (emphasis added): "Individuals suffering from chronic gastrointestinal symptoms have reported that their symptoms disappeared when they cut carrageenan out of their diets."
the no carageenan shopping guide

This takes the mystery out of making fermented veggies. If you don't like the natural mild sourness of fermented foods, try mixing in some sweet white corn when you serve it.

  Zeolite for Autism

Marketers estimate that 15% to 25% of consumers want gluten-free foods.

Gluten Free Pasta

Walking barefoot on the Earth gives you lots of negatively charged electrons. This can reduce inflamation, which is associated with about 80 chronic diseases. In this article from NIH's site, you can see the beneficial effect on cortisol levels and overall well being after people slept on conductive carbon fiber pads.

 You can even sit outside with your bare feet touching the Earth. The best time is in the morning when the grass is covered with dew. You can also buy products that  let you make a connection to the Earth via the third (grounding) plug on a wall outlet.
Earthing Universal Mat

Products like the pluggz Women's Flip Flop ground you, rather than insulate you from the Earth.


PERQUE Activated B-12 Guard

SaviSeed Oh Natural (5oz = 140g One Bag)   North American Herb and Spice, Pureomega, 8-Ounce  


Dr. Gabriel Cousens talks about his program for diabetics.








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