Definition of health food shop in English:

health food shop


  • A shop selling natural food that is thought to have health-giving qualities.

    ‘the organic grains you buy at the health food shop’
    • ‘You can hunt in supermarkets and health food shops for cereal bars that are free of added sugar, hydrogenated fats, and additives.’
    • ‘Wherever he goes in the world, he checks out health food shops and local produce.’
    • ‘This herb can be bought over the counter in health food shops.’
    • ‘I use vitamin E cream from a health-food shop.’
    • ‘He began making bread some years ago at the request of a health food shop he was supplying, and then got requests for specialty European breads from other outlets.’
    • ‘Antioxidant supplements are readily available in health food shops and chemists.’
    • ‘You can get spelt flour in health-food shops and larger supermarkets.’
    • ‘The new health food shop will supply a wide range of organic products.’
    • ‘I have been eating the same brown-rice-and-black-eyed-beans casserole for breakfast each day, which I buy from a nice health food shop.’
    • ‘Assistants in the local health food shops were happy to give advice and information.’