1. Elida Health Foods, Elida
Location: 101 W. Main St., Elida
Hours: 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday
Highlights: With something for everyone, Elida Health Foods is not just out to sell you the latest supplement. Their goal is to educate each customer, and share all the options available for a particular health issue or problem. Their products include some of the best quality items that are backed by science. They also carry unique foods that arenít available elsewhere such as hemp seed that they import from Canada. Stop out for a unique, individualized experience.
2. Planet Health, Lima
Location: 1951 Latham Ave., Lima
Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday
Highlights: Planet Health prides themselves on their excellent customer service. Have a question? Their friendly and knowledgeable staff are happy to answer questions, share knowledge and educate every customer that walks in the door. Beside customer service, they also strive to offer the highest quality products available, and have a loyal customer base.
3. GNC, Lima
Location: 2400 Elida Road, Lima
Hours: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday to Saturday, noon to 6 p.m. Sunday
Highlights: Staff at GNC arenít just sales people. They consider themselves nutritional consultants, eager to answer questions and help customers make good decisions about their health. They offer not just supplements, but also a unique line of GNC products, as well as, a complete sports line of nutritional products. If youíre looking for products you canít get anywhere else, stop in at their store located in the Lima Mall!
Honorable Mentions: Rite Aid, various locations; Good Earth, Van Wert; The Food Store, Bluffton