- Mary Caldwell For the AJC
If you're committed to living a healthy lifestyle, you may choose to use supplements such as vitamins, minerals and protein powders. From local retailers with a single store to chains with hundreds of locations nationwide, Atlanta has many vitamin stores that will offer advice as well as the products you're looking for.
These six vitamin stores have some of the best selections of supplements in the city:
Atlanta, Marietta, Norcross, Suwanne, Roswell locations. goodnutritionweb.com.
Good Nutrition has eight locations throughout the metro Atlanta area and was named Retailer of the Year by Vitamin Retailer magazine in 2014. The company has been in business for more than 10 years and sells vitamins, supplements, herbs, allergy-free foods and environmentally friendly household products.
2900 Peachtree St. NW, Atlanta. 866-266-3746. peachvitamins.com.
Peach Vitamins offers a wide selection of herbs, minerals, multivitamins, protein powders and more. It offers one-on-one consultations to help you determine which vitamins and supplements to take to address your particular health concerns.
2968 North Druid Hills Road, Atlanta. 404-633-6677. healthunlimitedonline.com.
Started in 1968, Health Unlimited has over 3,000 square feet of products. The store carries a wide variety of supplements as well as beauty items such as natural sunscreen, aromatherapy products, flower essences, Chinese herbs, fresh probiotics, bee pollen and much more.
Nuts n Berries
4274 Peachtree Road, Atlanta. 404-254-0330. nutsnberries.com.
Nuts n Berries has been in business since 1980 and carries plenty of supplements and other products that appeal to customers trying to lead a healthy lifestyle. From protein powders to healthy baking items to herbs and essential oils, the store has a large selection of items.
Owner and nutritionist Mari Geier offers $50 half-hour consultations to help customers identify where they can improve their diet and overall health.
Atlanta, Decatur, Marietta locations. gnc.com.
GNC has nine stores in the Atlanta area, so there's probably one in a shopping center or mall near where you live or work. The stores stock vitamins, supplements, health food, protein bars and other items related to healthy living. If you're a frequent customer, you may want to consider purchasing a $15 "Gold Card" that gives discounts on every item and lets you get other extras like coupons.
The Vitamin Shoppe
Atlanta, Alpharetta, Duluth, Marietta, Snellville locations. Vitaminshoppe.com
The Vitamin Shoppe has more than 700 stores, including many in metro Atlanta. It carries vitamins, of course, as well as nutritional supplements, herbs and bath and beauty products. The chain has a Healthy Awards program that's free to join and lets you accumulate points toward free merchandise.