from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

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

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  • noun Any food that is especially beneficial to health.

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  • noun any natural or prepared food popularly believed to promote good health


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