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Foods You Should Always Eat Together To Maximize Their Nutritional Benefits

By Sravia Sivaram

Did you know that certain food combinations are actually quite good? These food hook-ups are known to be extremely healthy and they also maximize the nutritional benefits for the body.

It helps in increasing the vitamin-enhancing capacity and also increases the disease-fighting ability of the body when certain foods are taken together. Certain foods are just meant to be together. This will help to absorb the nutrients more effectively.

Combining certain foods cleverly is known to increase the nutritional value of your meals. There are definitely several advantages of mixing and matching healthy foods.

Hence, the advantages of mixing and matching your foods cleverly is quite vast and this article will help you in finding out the list of foods that should be eaten together.

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Continue reading in order to know what foods should be eaten together.


1. Turkey With Sweet Potatoes:

Sweet potatoes contain vitamin A that helps to boost immunity and improves vision. This paired with turkey is supposed to be the healthiest foods you can opt to eat.


2. Salad With A Full-fat Dressing:

You might be chomping on several healthy veggies in your salad, but have you thought of inviting healthy fats with this? If you do so, beneficial carotenoids are better absorbed from salads with full-fat dressing rather than low-fat ones.


3. Strawberries With Spinach:

Adding sliced strawberries to spinach salad will help with better absorption of iron and vitamin C combinations. These are two of the best known foods that can be combined.


4. Greek Yogurt With Bananas:

This combination will help with calcium and insulin absorption and it helps in maintaining the bone mineral mass, thus proving to be an ideal food combination.


5. Green Tea With Lemon:

Green tea is packed with good antioxidants and also fires your metabolism. This when combined with lemon increases the body's ability to absorb the tea's antioxidants five times more.


6. Dark Chocolate With Apples:

Combining quercetin found in apples and catechins found in dark chocolate will help in the prevention of heart diseases.


7. Oatmeal With Blueberries:

Oatmeal and blueberries are loaded with phytochemicals that can fight inflammation and diseases in the body. This works even better in the body, when they are combined together. These are two of the top foods that should be eaten together.

Story first published: Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 10:30 [IST]
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