whole food

noun
|Updated on: 6 Jul 2018

Definition of whole food

: a natural food and especially an unprocessed one (such as a vegetable or fruit)

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First Known Use of whole food

1880

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WHOLE FOOD Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of whole food for English Language Learners

  • : a food that is considered healthy because it is grown naturally, has not been processed, and contains no artificial ingredients


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whole food

noun

medical Definition of whole food

: a natural food and especially an unprocessed one (as a vegetable or fruit)

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