New Words : white foods

16. white foods :

noun :

Processed foods like white sugar and all purpose flour or starchy foods such as potatoes, rice and pasta are referred to as white food.

Example Citations :

I started making bets with my sister. I wouldn't eat all day. I wouldn't eat any white food. I would give up sugar completely, forever, as soon as the long hand reached the 12, and until then I could have all the M&Ms I wanted. I started ordering salads all the time.

—Adair Lara : A Healthy Attitude About Food : The San Francisco Chronicle July 23, 1991

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