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7 Better Food Nutrition Combos




When it comes to snacking or small meals, less is more!


๐ŸŒ Yogurt with sliced bananas- Nutrient Combo: Protein and potassium. Combining the potassium found in bananas with high protein foods like yogurt (especially Greek yogurt) helps build muscle and replenish amino acids that are depleted during exercise!

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๐Ÿฅ• Carrots and hummus. Nutrient duo: healthy carbs and protein. Choosing snacks that combine protein and healthy carbs can help to curb hunger and give you an extra boost of energy!

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๐Ÿฅ‘ Avocado with salsa. Nutrient Duo: Healthy fats and Carotenoids. Adding healthy fats, like those found and avocados, can maximize the protective benefits. One study in the Journal of Nutrition found that eating avocado with salsa boosted the absorption of lycopene) a carotenoid in tomatoes) by almost 5 times!

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๐Ÿณ Eggs with any kind of cheese. Nutrient Duo: Vitamin D and Calcium. Your body needs Vitamin D to absorb bone strengthening calcium, but the nutrient is available in very few food naturally!

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๐Ÿฅฌ Leafy greens and olive oil. Nutrient Duo: Vitamin K and good fats. Because, the vitamin is fat-soluble, your body canโ€™t absorb it as effectively without eating some fat at the same time. Thatโ€™s why you should always combine healthy fats!

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๐Ÿ“ Strawberries and Spinach. Nutrient Duo: Vitamin C and Iron. Combining vegetarian sources of iron with Vitamin C-rich foods like citrus fruits helps to enhance the uptake of this important mineral!

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๐Ÿฅฆ Raw veggies and boiled eggs. Research suggests that the protein pack addition may help increase the nutrient properties of raw vegetables!

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