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unhealthful

(ŭn-hĕlth′fəl)
adj.
Causing or conducive to poor health; unwholesome.
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A long New York Times article on the rise of diabetes (1/12/06) concluded that "despite a salad here or a lower-fat oil there ..., the food industry has done little to change the basic unhealthfulness of its best-selling products.
Under that scenario, if the animal industries sought any sort of economy of scale or expanded, non-local markets, the industries' inherent inefficiency and unhealthfulness would again kick in: inordinate inspecting, refrigerating, and freezing; cooking needed to prevent food poisoning; saturated fat- and cholesterol-induced diseases; more land needed to feed more animals; more water and topsoil gone for foods no one needs; and more ozone-depleting [sic] methane from animals.
The soft drink industry vigorously defends its products against claims of unhealthfulness.