Certified Integrative Health Coach - Louisville KY
I LOVE Whole Foods! But, and a big but (no pun intended), you must be a somewhat of a bargain shopper or you will spend double what you plan...guaranteed. They have such great options compared to the conventional market, sorry Kroger but kudos for even being a player, you will easily get sucked in to getting much more than you need. Also, like anywhere, you must read labels. Just because something sits on the shelf in a natural market does not mean it'd good for you.
Bulk bins are key, use these for as much as you can...great way to save money! There's always great sales going on, and most of the products in there really are great (non-gmo, no preservatives or chemicals). Their staff are literally eager to help you (far cry from the ghost-town Walmart). Personal Care and Supplements Dept are very knowledgeable with natural healing and protocols. If I am in the area, I always stop in and pick up a few items and learn a few things.
You must check out their sale items too, they post them online. Here is the link: http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/sales-flyer?store=6608