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Healthy eating, particularly organic foods, is a strong growth trend that most investors can appreciate. The most visible publicly-traded name is Whole Foods Markets (WFM), but its valuation is hard to swallow. Similarly, the three mid-cap plays on this theme, which include Fresh Market (TFM), Hain Celestial (HAIN) and United Natural Foods (UNFI), all command relatively high valuations as well. WFM is recovering from a late-2012 sell-off that hit the entire space, but the mid-caps, after experiencing a strong 2012, are off to a slow start this month. For those looking to take advantage of the dip in the sector, I believe UNFI stands out as the best way to do...

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