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Healthy living does not have to be scary, find out how at Island Wellness

 Island Wellness Market is in Lake Park Landing at 1140 G N. Lake Park Blvd., Carolina Beach, for details, call 910-458-5252. Hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Visit their website at www.islandwellnessmarket.com.  Like them on Facebook or follow them on Twitter.

Island Wellness Market is locally owned and operated, and is the only dedicated health food store on the island.  The goal is to help the community achieve optimum health by sharing knowledge on the benefits of quality supplements, holistic therapies, and a healthy lifestyle.  Everything in life is about finding balance, and they are here to teach consumers that healthy living does not have to be scary or boring. They help customers achieve their individual wellness through education and taking small steps to detoxify and replenish in order to feel their best and live more fully.
There are hard to find food items that are carried, such as Carb Zero and Paleo breads, gluten free pasta and snacks, organic and GMO free miso and tofu, and various other organic, vegan and raw food items, including the 100 percent plant-based, raw treats from Wilmington's own Kitchen Ahimsa. 
 You will also find an extensive variety of high quality vitamins, herbs and nutritional supplements, including products from Herb Pharm, Nordic Naturals, Bluebonnet, Barlean's, Mega Food, Natural Vitality, KAL, Source Naturals, Himalaya Herbals, and Solaray, among others.
  The market also has a popular smoothie bar, where we use 100 percent organic fruit and veggies, as well as super foods like chia seeds, hemp protein, spirulina, wheat grass, aloe vera juice  and maca root to boost energy and the healthy treat factor, and absolutely no added sugars. Make sure you pick up a loyalty card on your next visit to the smoothie bar; if you purchase 10 smoothies the next one is free.
In addition to food and supplements, there is a variety of natural health and beauty items, including fluoride free toothpastes, hair care and skin care that is free of harmful chemicals and toxins, therapeutic essential oils, natural insect repellants and sunscreens, and homeopathic health and first aid treatments.  There are also various locally made items, including soaps from Three Little Birds, Essential Oil Remedies to Roll and ocean-friendly surf wax from Sambuca Modern Apothecary, soy candles from Atlantic Treasures, jewelry from 1906 Creations, and t-shirts from Organic Lifestyle Apparel (apparel designed to educate, stimulate and motivate people to take better care of our beaches). Island Wellness Market has pet supplements for those furry family members, including Rescue Remedy to help calm anxiety from storms or fireworks, as well as vitamin chews and omega-3 supplements to support healthy joints, a healthy immune system, and healthy skin and coat.
They have a strong commitment to the health and wellness of the community.  Any tips received at the smoothie bar are donated to local charities each month, and we support the Federal Point Help Center with food donations on a regular basis. We also offer educational classes and workshops; be on the lookout for a variety of classes to be held in the fall, including Healthy Weight Management, GMO Awareness, and Healthy Immune Defense. They also offer a Vegan Potluck every month, the next one being Aug. 15 at 6 p.m. at the market. All anyone has to do is bring a vegan dish, one that contains no meat, dairy, eggs or any other animal by-product. Label your dish and include an ingredient list and your name. Bring your own serving utensils for your dish, and your own plate, fork and beverage.
Island Wellness Market is in Lake Park Landing at 1140 G N. Lake Park Blvd., Carolina Beach, for details, call 910-458-5252. Hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Visit their website at www.islandwellnessmarket.com.  Like them on Facebook or follow them on Twitter.