Definition of healthful in English:

healthful

adjective

  • Having or conducive to good health:

    ‘healthful methods of cooking vegetables’
    • ‘However the toppings can offset the healthful benefits implied by the above.’
    • ‘Okay, so here's how you get around that and eat your cheap, healthful tofu.’
    • ‘Health-conscious people have known for decades the benefits of soy foods and that they are a fun and healthful addition to the diet.’
    • ‘Foods like fish, avocados and nuts contain healthful fats that are good for a glowing complexion.’
    • ‘Meanwhile, efforts continue to amplify the healthful benefits of milk itself.’
    • ‘Actually, the spicy food has various healthful effects and is often recommended by nutritionists.’
    • ‘You can surround yourself with a system and equipment that are conducive to healthful eating and exercise.’
    • ‘Or, shocker, you've decided to change your diet to one that some people see as more healthful.’
    • ‘Even those who are the most devoted to a regimen of exercise and healthful nutrition can be sabotaged by their genes.’
    • ‘For example, a number of respondents may have given answers related to good nutrition or healthful eating.’
    • ‘Choose healthful foods most of the time, and splurge only occasionally.’
    • ‘At the recommended concentration of just 30 parts per million, it is completely harmless and very healthful.’
    • ‘A healthful high-carbohydrate diet does not appear to raise insulin levels.’
    • ‘Shelves in back are stocked with 19 th-century elixirs containing such healthful ingredients as swamp root and deer tongue.’
    • ‘We mix kelp or healthful herbs into the feed whenever we can afford to and also use herbs to relieve symptoms when a bird is sick.’
    • ‘The price was very reasonable for the tastefully prepared, healthful and delicious food, the place is beautiful and the folks very friendly.’
    • ‘To keep Mom happy and to be sure your body's nutritional needs are being met, make a special effort to eat healthful meals.’
    • ‘Milk consumption remains on the rise thanks to a nationwide effort to promote its healthful benefits.’
    • ‘The strong Chinese belief in Jade's healthful properties led to the tradition of wearing jade jewellery.’
    • ‘If I am paying for your health care, I want you to live in a healthful manner.’
    good for one, good for one's health, healthy, health-giving, beneficial, salubrious, salutary
    wholesome, nourishing, nutritious
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Pronunciation:

healthful

/ˈhɛlθfʊl/