Nestled in New England, a region renowned for its lush countryside and community values, MegaFood has been a pioneer and purveyor of premium whole food supplements since 1973. The abundance and freshness of the surrounding environment provides daily inspiration and a solid foundation for our company ideals.
At the very heart of MegaFood lies a deep appreciation and healthy respect for the tremendous intelligence of nature. We draw on the collective wisdom of Ayruvedic, Chinese and Herbal medicine combined with the most current, sound nutritional science to produce our whole food living supplements.
Our simple mission is to deliver nutrients the way nature intended - in a food state; giving the full benefit of living whole foods to best support your vibrant health and well-being.
- Get Real Food From Farmers: Finding the best organic and sustainable farms growing the best whole foods is crucial to creating real good-for-you supplements.
- Testing, Testing, Testing: MegaFood's food and ingredients are tested three times throughout the process to ensure that it meets their strict purity standards.
- The Slo-Food Process: MegaFood mills, purees and optimizes nutrient content, then dehydrates their ingredients with the utmost care in their unique Slo-Food Process, making the best products for your health.
- Because Real and Pure is Best For You: Real is pure, honest, no cutting corners or cutting budgets - you can take their word for it, but they've gotten certified and verified too.
- Gluten Free
MegaFood uses the FDA-approved R5 ELISA (Enzyme-linked immunosorbant assay) method to test for gliadin, one of the main proteins in the gluten molecule. They test high-risk raw materials and the final products. MegaFood products were the first dietary supplements to have been certified gluten free by NSF. Certified Gluten Free products must test at 20ppm or less. They have set their gluten free standards to comply to 10ppm or less. Their facility is open to inspections and blind product tests by NSF.
MegaFood's Vegan collection is certified by Vegan Action, and was formulated specifically to support and supplement common nutritional gaps including B12, iron and trace minerals. They also choose not to add in standard potencies of nutrients that are otherwise provided with a plant-based diet such as beta-carotene, vitamin C and K.
- ISO Certified
International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is a voluntary body that sets standards for quality assurance. Standards are based on an international consensus on what makes for good quality assurance practices. This means their on-the-premises laboratory complies with the highest internationally recognized criteria for operating standards and testing procedures.
- MegaFood is GMP Registered with NSF
Good Manufacturing Practices are guidelines that provide a system of processes, procedures, and documentation to assure the product produced has the identity, strength, composition, quality and purity that it is represented to possess.
To uphold their commitment to purity and quality, MegaFood has become one of the first whole food supplement product lines certified kosher by OK Kosher Certification, the most respected symbol of kosher approval worldwide.
- Dairy Free
All products with this seal are tested to contain 5ppm of dairy or less.
- Soy Free
All products with this symbol are guaranteed to contain 5ppm of soy protein or less.
- Herbicide and Pesticide Free
MegaFood tests all deliveries rigorously for traces of herbicides or pesticides. If they find any, they will send it back. They only use the best.
- Farm Fresh
MegaFood gets their food from farmers they know, grown fresh and organic wherever possible on farms that they've visited.
Following a plant-based diet is a compassionate and a sustainable way of living. All of MegaFood's supplements are vegetarian, containing fresh-from-the-farm goodness.
- Non-GMO Project
MegaFood supports third party Non-GMO verifiers like the Non-GMO Project. They have made the choice to obtain this verification for many of their products.
MegaFood self-verifies that all of their ingredients are Non-GMO.
Friends of MegaFood
Andrew Weil, M.D., is a world-renowned leader and pioneer in the field of integrative medicine. Dr. Weil has partnered with MegaFood to advise on product research and development, as well as to bring science-based educational programs and health-related materials to natural food retailers.
Combining a Harvard education and a lifetime of practicing natural and preventive medicine, Dr. Weil is the founder and director of the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine (AzCIM) at the University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, in Tucson, where he also serves as a Clinical Professor of Medicine and Professor of Public Health as well as the Lovell-Jones Professor of Integrative Rheumatology.
Dr. Weil is an internationally-recognized expert for his views on leading a healthy lifestyle, his philosophy of healthy aging, and his critique of the future of medicine and health care. Dr. Weil is the founder and Chairman of The Weil Foundation, and the Chairman of Weil Lifestyle. He is also a founder and co-owner of the growing group of True Food Kitchen restaurants. He lives in Tucson, Arizona, USA. He is a best-selling author and editorial director of drweil.com, the leading online resource for healthy living based on the philosophy of integrative medicine.