Food Combos More Nutritious Together than Separate
Jun 05, 2009 15:53
Certain foods just go together, like red meats and rosemary, garlic and fish, and oatmeal and orange juice. Men's Health suggests those pairings and others exist for a reason—your body wants more of their nutritional synergy.
Along with the more common knowledge pairings listed above, Men's Health list suggests serving (whole) soy and salmon together, pairing almonds and yogurt, and complementing side dishes of tomatoes and broccoli. Each pairing has its own dietary reason, usually backed up by research studies or dietitian suggestion, such as the thinking behind orange juice and oatmeal:
A study from the Antioxidants Research Lab at the U.S. Department of Agriculture shows that drinking vitamin C-rich orange juice while eating a bowl of real oatmeal (read: not processed) cleans your arteries and prevents heart attacks with two times as much efficacy than if you were to ingest either breakfast staple alone. The reason? The organic compounds in both foods, called phenols, stabilize your LDL cholesterol (low-density lipoprotein, or so-called "bad" cholesterol) when consumed together.
Hit the list below for 12 more food combination suggestions, which, if nothing else, provide some food for thought on menu planning.
Parents can be hard to buy for. They have all the “stuff” they want, and as their lives slow down, they have fewer needs. Tech gifts can actually be really helpful for older adults, but both the giver and recipient can find these kinds of presents daunting. Many elderly parents are intimidated by technology and as their child, you worry that either the gift will never get used or you’ll spend the next few months explaining over and over “where the Google is.” Read more
Nowadays, for every person, mobile phones are their constant companion that aids them in both personal and professional use. The importance of mobile phones is growing day by day and their prices are also rising with their importance. For a middle-class person, purchasing the Samsung smartphone is an investment that he wants to use for a long period of time. Read more
Today’s electronics, starting from smartphones to complex computers, is incomplete without Printed Circuit Boards (PCB). These boards are self-contained modules of various interconnected components via a complex array of circuits. Read more