"Healthy eating" but surely "eating healthily"?
"Healthy eating" but surely "eating healthily"?

Well, sure. But who is going to enforce it?
"Healthy eating" but surely "eating healthily"?

Depends on what is being eaten, and in what manner. If the ingestion is substantial and apace, perhaps it is healthy eating; but if it is of foods presumed to bring health, it would be healthful eating.

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Eric Walker, Owlcroft House
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"Healthy eating" but surely "eating healthily"?

Not so fastly, pardner. There's more to English grammar than a few rules of thumb. It can get quite complicated.
"Healthy eating" but surely "eating healthily"?

"Eating healthily" can be confused with meaning big portions ("a healthy portion" I recall being an expression for a "decent" / large plate-full) suggests it's a reference to the act of eating, e.g. chewing properly instead of gulping, rather than being a reference to diet with view to increasing or maintaining health.

Healthy eating doesn't seem to hold the same potential for misunderstanding, though I can see how it might;
Compare with "Healthy Diet"
I find "Diet Healthily" works for me too.
"Healthy eating" but surely "eating healthily"?

"Eating healthily" =A0can be confused with meaning big portions ("a healthy portion" I recall being an expression for a "decent" ... misunderstanding, though I can see how it might; Compare with "Healthy Diet" I find "Diet Healthily" works for me too.

er, that should have read "..; and could also suggest it is a reference to the act of eating..."
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