1/7 Six most powerful food combinations
All foods when cooked and prepared in the right way are healthy. But some foods when combined with certain others foods become a powerhouse of nutrients.
Dr Amy Shah,a famous Instagram personality tells six such foods combination that are healthy and power packed with nutrients.
2/7 Turmeric with black pepper
Turmeric is rich in curcumin, an antioxidant that has proven to combat many diseases. Curcumin also has anti-inflammatory properties that can neutralise the free radical and thus save you from diseases. Black pepper, when combined with turmeric, enhances its bio-availability up to 1,000 fold.
3/7 Lemon and green leafy vegetables
The absorption of iron in green leafy vegetable can be increased by pairing it with lemon (vitamin C). Having kale, spinach, bell pepper with lemon juice squeezed over it will not only just enhance the taste but will also double the benefits.
4/7 Tomato and broccoli
Broccoli and tomatoes are rich in cancer-protective plant chemicals. When consumed together, their anti-cancer power is compounded.
5/7 Lettuce and olive oil
The healthy fats in olive oil help to take the lettuce’s carotenoids from the GI tract into the bloodstream.
6/7 Green tea with citrus fruits
The vitamin C present in citrus fruits boosts the absorption of powerful polyphenol antioxidants present in green tea.
7/7 Avocado and salsa
Salsa is rich in potent antioxidant lycopene. The healthy fats in avocados when consumed with salsa, boosts the absorption of lycopene by 200 – 400 per cent.