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Definition of Foods
Food Food, v. t.
To supply with food. [Obs.] --Baret.
FoodFood Food, n. [OE. fode, AS. f[=o]da; akin to Icel.
f[ae][eth]a, f[ae][eth]i, Sw. f["o]da, Dan. & LG. f["o]de,
OHG. fatunga, Gr. patei^sthai to eat, and perh. to Skr. p[=a]
to protect, L. pascere to feed, pasture, pabulum food, E.
pasture. [root]75. Cf. Feed, Fodder food, Foster to
1. What is fed upon; that which goes to support life by being
received within, and assimilated by, the organism of an
animal or a plant; nutriment; aliment; especially, what is
eaten by animals for nourishment.
Note: In a physiological sense, true aliment is to be
distinguished as that portion of the food which is
capable of being digested and absorbed into the blood,
thus furnishing nourishment, in distinction from the
indigestible matter which passes out through the
alimentary canal as f[ae]ces.
Note: Foods are divided into two main groups: nitrogenous, or
proteid, foods, i.e., those which contain nitrogen, and
nonnitrogenous, i.e., those which do not contain
nitrogen. The latter group embraces the fats and
carbohydrates, which collectively are sometimes termed
heat producers or respiratory foods, since by oxidation
in the body they especially subserve the production of
heat. The proteids, on the other hand, are known as
plastic foods or tissue formers, since no tissue can be
formed without them. These latter terms, however, are
misleading, since proteid foods may also give rise to
heat both directly and indirectly, and the fats and
carbohydrates are useful in other ways than in
2. Anything that instructs the intellect, excites the
feelings, or molds habits of character; that which
This may prove food to my displeasure. --Shak.
In this moment there is life and food For future
Note: Food is often used adjectively or in self-explaining
compounds, as in food fish or food-fish, food supply.
Food vacuole (Zo["o]l.), one of the spaces in the interior
of a protozoan in which food is contained, during
Food yolk. (Biol.) See under Yolk.
Syn: Aliment; sustenance; nutriment; feed; fare; victuals;
Meaning of Foods from wikipedia
- nutrition. Foods marketed
as health foods
may be part of one or more categories, such as natural foods
, organic foods
, whole foods
, vegetarian foods
- 2012, Kraft Foods
Inc. spun off its North American grocery business
to a new company called Kraft Foods
Group, Inc. The remainder
of Kraft Foods
- Arla Foods
amba is a Danish multinational cooperative based
in Viby, Denmark, and the largest producer
of dairy products
in Scandinavia. Arla Foods
in existence, this article
to being organized
upon the main subcategories within
the Foods category
- Whole Foods
has 500 stores
in North America
in the United Kingdom
as of March 4, 2019[update]. On August
28, 2017, Amazon acquired Whole Foods
- Diamond Foods
from 2010 to 2016. In February
2016, Snyder's-Lance finalized their purchase
of Diamond Foods
. Snyder's-Lance (and their Kettle Foods
- Philip Morris acquired Kraft Foods
Inc., and, in 1990, combined
the two food companies
as Kraft Foods
. "General Foods
" was dropped
from the corporate...
- Convenience foods include
ready-to-eat dry products, frozen foods
such as TV dinners, shelf-stable foods
, prepared mixes
such as cake mix, and snack foods
- Genetically modified foods
), also known
as genetically engineered foods
), or bioengineered foods
are foods produced
- operate under
the names Overwaitea Foods
Fare, PriceSmart Foods
or Bulkley Valley
Wholesale. The first
in Alberta opened
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