There are tons of powerful pairs out there. Simon and Garfunkle, Bugs and Daffy, Brad and Angelina, Thelma and Louise, Itchy and Scratchy, and of course chocolate and peanut butter. Just like these folks are meant to be together, these foods are more nutritious when eaten together.
Green Tea + Lemon
A squeeze of lemon lets the body absorbs 13 times more of the tea’s antioxidants.
Tomatoes and Avocado
The heart-disease fighting antioxidant, lycopene is fat soluble. Pairing a healthy fat like avocado increases its impact in the body.
Whole-Grain Bread w/ Almond Butter or Brown Rice and Beans
This dynamic duo forms a complete protein which is good for building and maintaining muscle.
Chickpeas and Citrus (lime, lemon, or orange)
Vitamin C in citrus juice helps the body absorb the iron in chickpeas.