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Descriptor English: Whole Foods
Descriptor Spanish: Alimentos Integrales
Descriptor Portuguese: Alimentos Integrais
Descriptor French: Aliments Totaux
Entry term(s): Food, Health
Foods, Health
Health Food
Health Foods
Healthy Food
Healthy Foods
Natural Food
Natural Foods
Whole Food
Tree number(s): SP6.041.167
VS2.001.001.001
Scope note: Foods that are unprocessed and unrefined, or processed and refined as little as possible, before being consumed. Whole foods typically do not contain added salt, carbohydrates, or fat. (Bruce et al, 2000; PMID 10682877) Examples of whole foods include unpolished grains, beans, fruits, vegetables, and animal products, including meats and non-homogenized dairy products. (Kilham, 1996; ISBN 0-89281-626-0)
Annotation: FOOD, ORGANIC is also available
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
AN analysis
CL classification
EC economics
HI history
MI microbiology
PO poisoning
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TO toxicity
VI virology
History Note: 96
Related: Diet, Macrobiotic MeSH
Food, Organic MeSH
DeCS ID: 32738
Unique ID: DDCS032738
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Whole Foods - Preferred
Concept UI FD00060478
Scope note Foods that are unprocessed and unrefined, or processed and refined as little as possible, before being consumed. Whole foods typically do not contain added salt, carbohydrates, or fat. (Bruce et al, 2000; PMID 10682877) Examples of whole foods include unpolished grains, beans, fruits, vegetables, and animal products, including meats and non-homogenized dairy products. (Kilham, 1996; ISBN 0-89281-626-0)
Preferred term Whole Foods
Entry term(s) Food, Health
Foods, Health
Health Food
Health Foods
Healthy Food
Healthy Foods
Natural Food
Natural Foods
Whole Food



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