The Providers at Better Life
We are the oldest and most complete health foods store in the Springfield area!   For nearly 30 years we have been providing and educating the community with natural ways to better health.  We have a wonderfully knowledgable staff and a great variety of products.  We carry many organic and natural foods with only the best and most wholesome ingredients, including a wide variety of specialty foods such as Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Egg-free, Vegan ect.  We also carry beauty care products, all free of parabens, petro chemicals, and any harmful toxins.  We are a part of the Non-GMO Project and focus on only the best quality products whether it be food or supplements.  Our house cleaning products are the safest on the market and we also have a variety of safe baby products.  One of our newest additions to the store is our Organic Beer and Wine selection.  Come to the store and sample our Organic Wine that we are sampling daily.  With the best quality supplements, herbs, food, beauty care, and cleaning products, we guarantee better health!  In addition, we have The Integrative Health Group right next door offering Naturopathic Medicine, Acupuncture, Yoga, and Therapeutic Touch Therapy. 

Meet Our Staff
Community Liason/Outreach/Provider/Buyer
Barbara G. -- For 13 years, Barbara's balance of physical and spiritual energies has assisted both staff and customers in achieving a calm and homey experience at Better Life. Blending a knowledge of Native American remedies with modern nutritional practices, she brings an honest approach to our products' value.
Provider/Supplement Buyer
Kathleen C. -- Kathleen's knowledge of supplements is a great resource here at Better Life. Want to find out if we have a supplement? Ask Kathleen. She also excels at customer service, attention to detail, passion for learning and has incredible patience.
Nick G. -- Nick's easy going, soft spoken, helpful manner warms our atmosphere bringing smiles to even the most hectic of days.
Adam P.-- Adam is our part time college student.  When Adam is not working at Better Life he is attending Atwarren Wilson College in North Carolina.  He is working on his undergraduate in Health Psychology and Integrative Wellness and also works at the college as a Vegan Cook.  Adam has been cross fit training for over five years and hopes to be a yoga instructor and personal trainer soon.
Narelle Thomas -- 

As an aspiring holistic health worker, artist, and student, Narelle brings a kind ear, open heart and mind to her Better Life interactions.  A vegan cookie baker and advocate for things natural, she loves to assist in exploring options to create more blissful and harmonious experiences through the healing arts for mental,physical and spiritual wellness.

Carolina Gonzalez -- 

Carolina is a part-time worker at Better Life and is passionate about health and nutrition. She is earning her B.S at Western New England University and has plans to continue her education in naturopathic medicine at the University of Bridgeport, CT.  Carolina puede assistir los que hablan español. 

Store Policies / Services
  • Items may be returned with receipt for full refund by original method of payment up to 14 days after purchase date. (Excluding Boiron products)
  • If there is no reciept, customers may exchange the product for something else in the store or recieve a store gift card with the current cost of returned item.


Credit Cards
Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express are approved.
Personal Checks
All checks are accepted with a valid driver's license and an accompanying phone number. Third party and WIC checks are not accepted.
Special Orders
Special orders may be made on in stock and catalogue items. Anything frozen or perishable must be picked up the day it arrives in the store. A 10% discount is given on purchases made by the case. An item will be held for only 2 weeks.
Senior Citizen's Discount
A discount is given to person's 62 and older on every Tuesday at 10%.
EBT food stamps are accepted for all food items.
Help Wanted
Licensed Massage Therapist

The Integrative Health Group is looking for like minded Holistic Massage Therapists for our growing massage center.  Please send resume to We look forward to hearing from you.

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    Bicenntenial Plaza
    1500 Allen St.
    Springfield, MA 01118
    (413) 783-9424
    (413) 783-6352 (fax)
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     Mon9:30 am - 6pm
     Tue9:30 am - 6 pm
     Wed9:30 am - 6 pm
     Thu9:30 am - 6 pm
     Fri9:30 am - 6 pm
     Sat9:30 am - 5 pm
     Sun12:00pm - 5 pm
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