healthonism

[ hel-thuh--niz-uhm ]
/ ˈhɛl θə ˌnɪz əm /

noun

the practice of having an essentially healthy lifestyle, as through diet and exercise, while including a reasonable amount of self-indulgence, as in drinking alcoholic beverages: Friday night’s on-site cocktail party marked the yoga studio’s foray into healthonism.
Compare retox.

Origin of healthonism

First recorded in 2010–15; coined by J. Walter Thompson marketing communications agency; blend of health and hedonism

Related forms

health·on·ist, noun
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