Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state of being healthful or healthy; wholesomeness; salubrity.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The state of being healthful.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The characteristic of being healthful; healthiness; wholesomeness.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the quality of promoting good health

Etymologies

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healthful +‎ -ness

Examples

  • While common sense might suggest we avoid overconsumption of certain types of foods, there are currently no widely accepted standards to judge the "healthfulness" of individual foods.

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  • After food quality, 'healthfulness' and 'safety' round off the top three drivers for kosher food purchases.

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  • Food safety, in the broadest sense of food security (ending hunger) and healthfulness (being against processed foods), was discussed by many of the speakers -- clearly, important issues that impact billions worldwide.

    William Marler: What Is the "Future of Food" Without Food Safety?

  • Though piggybacking life saving devices on a product that's not known for it's healthfulness is controversial in some circles, many innovators in development work believe there's a lot to emulate in Coke's success.

    Alison Craiglow Hockenberry: Making More Health

  • Food safety, in the broadest sense of food security (ending hunger) and healthfulness (being against processed foods), was discussed by many of the speakers -- clearly, important issues that impact billions worldwide.

    William Marler: What Is the "Future of Food" Without Food Safety?

  • Though piggybacking life saving devices on a product that's not known for it's healthfulness is controversial in some circles, many innovators in development work believe there's a lot to emulate in Coke's success.

    Alison Craiglow Hockenberry: Making More Health

  • Though piggybacking life saving devices on a product that's not known for it's healthfulness is controversial in some circles, many innovators in development work believe there's a lot to emulate in Coke's success.

    Alison Craiglow Hockenberry: Making More Health

  • Though piggybacking life saving devices on a product that's not known for it's healthfulness is controversial in some circles, many innovators in development work believe there's a lot to emulate in Coke's success.

    Alison Craiglow Hockenberry: Making More Health

  • Though piggybacking life saving devices on a product that's not known for it's healthfulness is controversial in some circles, many innovators in development work believe there's a lot to emulate in Coke's success.

    Alison Craiglow Hockenberry: Making More Health

  • Though piggybacking life saving devices on a product that's not known for it's healthfulness is controversial in some circles, many innovators in development work believe there's a lot to emulate in Coke's success.

    Alison Craiglow Hockenberry: Making More Health

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