Looking for ways to stay healthy in Los Angeles? There are plenty of options for incorporating health and nutrition into Los Angeles lifestyles. The “City of Angels” is filled with healthy restaurants, great places to work out, and outdoor opportunities for exercising and getting a daily dose of vitamin D.
Let’s take a look at some of the ways you can achieve your goals for health and nutrition in Los Angeles’ top neighborhoods:
A key factor in staying healthy in any city is eating nutritious food. Los Angeles has its share of fast food and fatty food restaurants, but it also boasts some amazing organic and plant-based eateries that can contribute to a healthy life.
A few of the chain restaurants in LA that serve healthy food include Native Foods (locations in Santa Monica and Westwood), Café Gratitude (in Venice and the Downtown Arts District), M Café (Beverly Hills, Brentwood, and Hollywood), and Gracias Madre (West Hollywood and soon-to-be in Downtown).
Other options for good-for-you fare in Los Angeles are Real Food Daily in Santa Monica, Sun Café in Studio City, Crossroads Kitchen in Hollywood, and Sage Bistro in Culver City.
If you live in Los Angeles, or are visiting, you can always find healthy eats at markets like Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s, and Co-Opportunity in Santa Monica. Shop for healthy ingredients at farmers’ markets and you can prepare your own tasty, nourishing food at home (with the help of some amazing cookbooks that focus on plant-powered meals).
Staying healthy in Los Angeles is easy when you get outside and move your body in some of the city’s gorgeous locales. It’s not uncommon to see people jogging down San Vicente in Brentwood, hiking Runyon Canyon, climbing the West Channel Road Stairs in Rustic Canyon, or rollerblading on the beach in Santa Monica.
You can also swing on the rings on Venice Beach, walk up the trail from Fern Dell in Griffith Park to the Observatory, paddleboard in Marina del Rey, or enjoy many other activities in Los Angeles that will keep your body energized and at the peak of health.
Spending time in the sunshine is vital to being healthy, but you can also stay indoors and work on wellness. Los Angeles has many outstanding crossfit, yoga, MMA, boxing, and Pilates studios at which you can take classes. There are also a host of great gyms to join if you prefer working out on exercise machines.
Health and nutrition in Los Angeles can be found no matter where you live or what kind of lifestyle you lead. Staying healthy in a big city like LA comes down to making the effort to seek out, and take advantage of, all the offerings that are available.
Adam & Amanda
We have spent most of our adult lives training and guiding hundreds of people toward better health & fitness. We have created this A4 Blog in order to better educate our friends & members. We will answer any of your health / fitness / nutrition questions as well as keeping you posted on what's new at A4.