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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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health food

n
(Cookery)
a. vegetarian food, often 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.
any natural food popularly believed to promote or sustain good health, as through its vital nutrients.
[1880–85]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.health food - any natural or prepared food popularly believed to promote good healthhealth food - any natural or prepared food popularly believed to promote good health
solid food, food - any solid substance (as opposed to liquid) that is used as a source of nourishment; "food and drink"
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Translations
egészséges étel

health food

ncibo macrobiotico
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