Power couples


Carrie and Mr. Big, Ross and Rachel, Batman and Robin. Some pairs are just meant to be.


According to the latest research, it is the same for nutrients.


Here are 4 duos that are powerful together:


Iron + vitamin C

- Pumpkin seeds (iron) tossed with dried blueberries (vitamin C)

- Spinach (iron) mixed with tomatoes (vitamin C)


Fat + carotenoids

- Scrambled eggs (lutein) mixed with diced avocado (fat)

- Baby carrots (beta carotene) as a snack with almonds (fat)

- Tomatoes (lycopene) cooked with extra-virgin olive oil (fat)


Calcium + vitamin D

- Canned salmon (vitamin D) served with steamed broccoli (calcium)

- Scrambled eggs (vitamin D) topped with shredded cheese (calcium)


Folate + vitamin B6

- Fruit salad with banana (B6) and papaya (folate)

- Turkey breast (B6, B12) served with a side of asparagus (folate)

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