Etymology
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healthful (adj.)

late 14c., "wholesome, curative, saving, serving to promote health," from health + -ful. Meaning "free from disease, healthy" is attested from 1540s but is rare. Related: Healthfully; healthfulness.

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Definitions of healthful

healthful (adj.)
conducive to good health of body or mind;
Dickens's relatively healthful exuberance
a healthful environment
healthful sleep
healthful nutrition
a healthful climate
healthful (adj.)
free from filth and pathogens;
Synonyms: sanitary
From wordnet.princeton.edu