3 foods that are healthier eaten together

These healthy foods pack an even bigger nutritional punch when they're paired together

By Matthew Kadey, RD

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Nutritional food pairs

You probably already know that peanut butter and jelly, not to mention maple and walnuts, are naturals together. But science is continually discovering less obvious food pairs that can offer a wide range of health benefits, from lowering cholesterol to improving eyesight. When we eat certain foods together, their nutrients or antioxidants work in sync—producing a synergistic health benefit that’s not realized when these foods are eaten alone. To up the nutrition in meals, try the following food pairings.

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