The noun "food" can be both countable and uncountable.
Meaning: things that people or animals eat
Example sentence: If you want to lose weight, you should eat less food.
Meaning: a particular type or category of food
Example sentence: If you ate fewer fatty foods, you'd be much healthier.
Test your understanding:
- If you want to be healthy, try to eat food that hasn't been made in a factory.
- Most processed foods contain artificial flavourings and colourings.