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whole food

[ hohl-food ]
/ ˈhoʊl ˌfud /
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noun
food with little or no refining or processing and containing no artificial additives or preservatives; natural or organic food
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Origin of whole food

First recorded in 1955–60
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British Dictionary definitions for whole food

wholefood
/ (ˈhəʊlˌfuːd) /

noun
(sometimes plural)
  1. food that has been refined or processed as little as possible and is eaten in its natural state, such as brown rice, wholemeal flour, etc
  2. (as modifier)a wholefood restaurant
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