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Recent Examples on the Web The key is knowing the difference between fun food shopping and functional food shopping, and exploiting it to your advantage. Carla Lalli Music, WSJ, "You Could Be Having More Fun at the Grocery Store," 28 Mar. 2019

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1988, in the meaning defined above

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“Functional food.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Jul. 2020.

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