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1. I try to eat healthy food every day.
2. I try to eat healthful food every day.
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Can we use both 'healthy' and 'healthful'?
According to the dictionary, healthy sometimes means 'healthful,' and helathul means 'healthy.' It's a litte confusing. Which expressions should we use?

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asked by rfvv
  1. Either but I would pick 2 because in the end the person, not the food, is supposed to be healthy.

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    posted by Damon
  2. Thank you, Damon! Finally, someone who understands the distinction!

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