health-food

health food

noun
any natural food popularly believed to promote or sustain good health, as by containing vital nutrients, being grown without the use of pesticides, or having a low sodium or fat content.

Origin:
1880–85

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health food
 
n
a.  vegetarian food organically grown and with no additives, eaten for its dietary value and benefit to health
 b.  (as modifier): a health-food shop

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health food n.
A food believed to be highly beneficial to health, especially a food grown organically and free of chemical additives.

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