Suppliers Guide for staple foods

Many foods may be ordered by mail or over the Internet, for example from suppliers such as Amazon.  Some other suppliers that we have recommended to our patients in the past are:


Gold Mine Natural Food Company


Specializing in Organic, Raw, Macrobiotic, Vegan, Gluten Free, Asian, Gourmet and Specialty foods.  Also includes Natural Cookware and Natural home products.

Free Shipping for orders of $195 or more.  $9.95 shipping for all small orders.
Mail Order Catalog for Healthy Eating



Natural Lifestyle

Organic Food & Living Essentials



Natural Zing

Natural Specialty Foods Distributor (organic & raw foods)



Start-up shopping list


·       Green tea

·        Vegetable juice cocktail such as Knudsen’s Very Veggie®





·        Avocado

·        Nuts such as almonds or almond butter, pecans, walnuts

·        Oils – Extra virgin olive oil, Super canola oil

·        Olives

·        Seeds such as flax, sesame or sunflower



Fruits – a variety of fresh or frozen fruits




Protein foods


Sea vegetables such as agar, hiziki, kombu, nori or wakame


Sweeteners –stevia, agave syrup


Vegetables – plenty of various vegetables, fresh or frozen including garlic and onions


Vegetable broth



LOC recommended cookbooks


Some of these cookbooks may contain recipes not completely compliant with the LOC diet, but these can be adapted. 



American Macrobiotic Cuisine                 Meredith McCarty

Apocalypse Chow                                     Jon Robertson with Robin Robertson

Banquet of Health                                     Penny B. Block

Book of Whole Meals                                Annemarie Colbin

The Cancer Survivor’s Guide                   Neal Barnard, MD & Jennifer Reilly, RD

Complete Vegetarian Kitchen                  Lorna Sass

Cooking the Whole Foods Way                Christina Pirello

Cooking with Japanese Foods                  Jan Belleme

Fresh from a Vegetarian Kitchen             Meredith McCarty

Gourmet Whole Foods                              Rachel Albert

Natural Foods Cookbook                         Mary Estella

The Nutritional Yeast Cookbook              Joanne Stepaniak

Moosewood Restaurant New Classics      The Moosewood Collective

One Bite at a Time                                    Rebecca Katz

Short-Cut Vegetarian                               Lorna Sass

Vegan Fusion World Cuisine                    Mark Reinfeld & Bo Rinaldi.

Vegan Gourmet                                        Susan Gieskopf-Hadler

Vegetables From The Sea                         Seibin & Teruko Arasaki

Whole World Cookbook                            Editors of East/West Journal