Idiom of the Week: Health Nut

Meaning: Someone who is very serious about their health; someone who exercises a lot and always eats healthy food.

Examples:

My aunt is a health nut. She runs six miles every morning before work.

The holidays are difficult if you’re a health nut.

This year I’ve decided I’m going to be a health nut. I’m going to get a gym membership and eat more fruit and vegetables.

Pop Quiz:

A health nut probably…

A.  doesn’t eat a lot of sweets.

B.  doesn’t drink much alcohol.

C.  exercises several times a week.

To see the correct answer, click on “Continue reading”:

The correct answer is A, B, and C.  Health nuts, remember, eat healthy food and get a lot of exercise, so sweets and alcohol are kept to a minimum and exercise happens more than just once a week.

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3 thoughts on “Idiom of the Week: Health Nut

  1. ywyuetwong@gmail.com says:

    No matter how serious you care about your health and exercise a lot. But sometimes
    from the environment, congenital(inherent) and contagious.Also accident too.
    Health nut Doesn’t mean You will have long long life.
    Such as few friends of mine.They smoke cigarettes in their Entire life ,but they dont have cancer. Someone don’t smoke cigarettes.they die from lung cancer.
    I believe Don’t Worry, Be Happy, ” Do you a world of good.”

  2. usadultliteracy says:

    So do you think it’s a waste of time to be a health nut?

  3. Sze says:

    This is a good question.

    Smile! SMILE! smile!

    Happy Happy Happy !!!

    It doesn’t matter waste of time or not.

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