Some food combinations amplify each others' nutritional benefits to such an extent, that together they become super powerful healers.
Below are notable food synergies that can help you plan meals that will boost your family's health.
Green Tea + Blk Pepper + Lemon - increases ECGC absorption
Turmeric + Black Pepper - increases absorption by 2000%!
Cooked Tomatoes + Olive oil - fat helps nutrient absorption
Tomatoes + Avocado - absorb 7x more lycopene
Broccoli + Tomatoes - prostate cancer prevention
Raspberries + Dark Chocolate - loosens clumpy blood platelets (dark chocolate also boosts blood flow to the brain)
Spinach + Lemon - increases absorption of iron
Grass-fed Red Meat + Rosemary - reduces carcinogens formed when grilling meat
Cold Water Fish and Broccoli - cancer protecion (fish like Salmon, are rich in thyroid-protecting, cancer-fighting mineral selenium. Paired with broccoli, rich in sulforaphane, it is 13 times as potent)
Red Wine + Almonds - heart healthy
Fermented Foods* + Whatever! - tons of probiotics; helps with sugar cravings
* Top 7 Fermented Foods:
- Coconut Yogurt
- Sour Pickles
Note: Foods with high quantities of unsaturated fats, such as nuts, have high amounts of compounds with antioxidant properties, which protect against the instability of these fats.
However, store nuts and seeds in the refrigerator if you won't be using them within 2 weeks of purchase, since they can go rancid.
~ Be Well! ♥