Wholesomeness


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Wholesomeness

Armstrong, Jack
“the all-American boy.” [Radio: Buxton, 121–122]
Brady Bunch, The
widower and widow marry, producing an instant, wholesome family of eight. [TV: Terrace, I, 115]
Miss America
annual beauty contest features wholesome contestants. [Am. Hist.: Allen, 56–57]
Ozzie and Harriet
series portraying the wholesome, American family. [TV: “The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet” in Terrace, I, 34]
Waltons, The
poor, rural family in the 1930s; they extol chastity, honesty, family unity, and love. [TV: Terrace, II, 418]
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BIC uses an integrated approach, focusing programs on five key areas--improving the quality and consistency of beef, increasing beef's convenience, expanding the use and value of all cuts, improving food safety and improving consumers' perceptions about beef's healthfulness and wholesomeness.
Both of these films deserve the support of all people of good will who want to see a return to wholesomeness and quality in popular entertainment.
It will also ensure that consumers can remain confident in the safety and wholesomeness of seafood farmed in the EU".
Brandon's humble mid-western roots - "I got to run in cornfields and actually do things like that growing up," he grins - means he shares his alter ego's old-fashioned wholesomeness.
Users who have complaints about the wholesomeness of foods served in an Iowa restaurant can e-mail their concerns to DIA and, if appropriate, the local health department responsible for inspecting that restaurant.
But its title--a theme for the course despite the dystopias--betrays its initial hopefulness, and, after a series of alternately depraved and decent scenes (the narrator cries, sincerely, over his goldfish's death), its ending reveals its downright wholesomeness : "The sun is total and burning and just right there, and today is a beautiful day" (1).
Disease outbreaks undermine consumers' confidence in the safety and wholesomeness of farmed fish and shellfish.
Apart from the unique timbre of his voice, there is a freshly scrubbed wholesomeness to his sound, a naturalness and ease in his delivery and a general joie de vivre that are missing in many others.
As a true anti-Elvis, Boone's authentic Christian wholesomeness was (and remains) famous, and it will surely be astonishing to most present and future readers to discover the tolerance the Hollywood studios of Boone's day had for his scruples.
When I can take their direct comments back to my colleagues, it creates a sense of urgency to develop biological inputs that won't detract from, and may actually enhance, the quality and wholesomeness of meat and milk.
Rather, the Black Sox scandal was interpreted as an instance of "foreign" threats against the wholesomeness of an American institution.
Whole foods, eaten in a balanced way, nurture you with their wholesomeness.