Meaning of “health food” in the English Dictionary

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"health food" in British English

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health foodnoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˈhelθ ˌfuːd/ us /ˈhelθ ˌfuːd/

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  • Previously, health food stores had concentrated on herbal products, beans, fruits, and vegetables; but the new store also sold products such as fresh bread and local fish, meat, and cheese. 

(Definition of “health food” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"health food" in American English

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health foodnoun [ C/U ]

us /ˈhelθ ˌfud/

food that is naturally grown or prepared, without artificial substances or processes

(Definition of “health food” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)