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1. Conducive to good health; salutary.
2. Healthy.

health′ful·ness n.
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Greater means of personal cleanliness, are indispensable to this end; the custom of hastily swallowing large quantities of animal food, three times a-day, and rushing back to sedentary pursuits after each meal, must be changed; the gentler sex must go more wisely clad, and take more healthful exercise; and in the latter clause, the males must be included also.
The air that would be healthful to the earth, the water that would enrich it, the heat that would ripen it, tear it when caged up.
hardly could I believe the melancholy and sickly figure before me, to be the remains of the lovely, blooming, healthful girl, on whom I had once doted.
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Retailers could attract consumers to store brand baked goods and desserts with smaller sizes and more healthful options.
What was once discouraged as a "spoiler of appetites" has now come to be considered a healthful habit.
A pound of salami, please" is a typical deli request, but today's shoppers may be as likely to ask for a container of kale quinoa salad or another healthful prepared food.
If an individual believes weight to be outside of the influence of diet and exercise, she or he may engage in more behaviors that are rewarding in the short term, such as eating unhealthful foods and avoiding exercise, rather than healthful behaviors with more long-term benefits for weight management," wrote study authors Dr.
To inform the efforts of the task force, the American Samoa Department of Health and CDC conducted a baseline assessment of the availability, pricing, and promotion of healthful foods at retail food venues.
Nearly 80 percent of heart attacks in men could be prevented by adhering to a combination of healthful lifestyle behaviors, suggests a study published Sept.
The labels listed either 130 or 260 calories per cookie, and they had a brand name that was either considered more healthful (Kashi) or less healthful (Nabisco).
The researchers at Penn State and the University of Tennessee said that the customers perceive restaurants to be socially responsible when they are provided with nutrition facts and healthful options and, therefore, are more likely to patronize those restaurants.