14 Combo Foods for a Better You!

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Apricots + Almonds =  A Tip-Top Ticker | Stay-Well Strategy: For a satisfying, heart-healthy snack, combine a quarter-cup each of dried apricots and raw almonds. | From: ivillage.com

Apricots + Almonds = A Tip-Top Ticker | Stay-Well Strategy: For a satisfying, heart-healthy snack, combine a quarter-cup each of dried apricots and raw almonds. | From: ivillage.com

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Broccoli + Tomatoes = Cancer Control | Stay-Well Strategy: The amount of produce used in the study translates to about one and a half cups of broccoli and two and a half cups of fresh tomato (or one cup of tomato sauce). To tap into their potent powers, order a pizza generously topped with broccoli or sprinkle some florets over your next plate of spaghetti. | From: ivillage.com

Broccoli + Tomatoes = Cancer Control | Stay-Well Strategy: The amount of produce used in the study translates to about one and a half cups of broccoli and two and a half cups of fresh tomato (or one cup of tomato sauce). To tap into their potent powers, order a pizza generously topped with broccoli or sprinkle some florets over your next plate of spaghetti. | From: ivillage.com

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Avocado + Green Salad = Complexion Protection | Stay-Well Strategy: To nab this nutrition perk, slice a half of an avocado into your next green salad. | From: ivillage.com

Avocado + Green Salad = Complexion Protection | Stay-Well Strategy: To nab this nutrition perk, slice a half of an avocado into your next green salad. | From: ivillage.com

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Extra-Virgin Olive Oil + Tomatoes = Disease Defense | Stay-Well Strategy: Mix a little olive oil in your next marinara. You’ll get a bigger phytochemical punch with cooked tomatoes (leave the skin on, since it’s loaded with them). Extra virgin olive oil is the least processed form, so it contains the most beneficial compounds, says Magee. Just store it away from heat and light to prevent it from going rancid. | From: ivillage.com

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil + Tomatoes = Disease Defense | Stay-Well Strategy: Mix a little olive oil in your next marinara. You’ll get a bigger phytochemical punch with cooked tomatoes (leave the skin on, since it’s loaded with them). Extra virgin olive oil is the least processed form, so it contains the most beneficial compounds, says Magee. Just store it away from heat and light to prevent it from going rancid. | From: ivillage.com

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Garlic + Onions = Head to Toe Protection | Stay-Well Strategy: Cooked together, they make a delicious base for soups and sauces or simply sauté veggies like broccoli in a mix of olive oil, garlic, and onions. | From: ivillage.com

Garlic + Onions = Head to Toe Protection | Stay-Well Strategy: Cooked together, they make a delicious base for soups and sauces or simply sauté veggies like broccoli in a mix of olive oil, garlic, and onions. | From: ivillage.com

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Eggs + Mango = A Firmer Facade | Stay-Well Strategy: To give a boost to your next breakfast, pair an omelet with a cup of fresh mango chunks, which supply nearly an entire day’s supply of vitamin C. | From: ivillage.com

Eggs + Mango = A Firmer Facade | Stay-Well Strategy: To give a boost to your next breakfast, pair an omelet with a cup of fresh mango chunks, which supply nearly an entire day’s supply of vitamin C. | From: ivillage.com

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Yogurt + Bran Cereal = Better Digestion | Stay-Well Strategy: To get in on this good-gut action, first look for probiotic-rich yogurts that sport the label “live and active cultures.”  Then, mix one cup of this yogurt with three quarters of a cup of wheat bran cereal. | From: ivillage.com

Yogurt + Bran Cereal = Better Digestion | Stay-Well Strategy: To get in on this good-gut action, first look for probiotic-rich yogurts that sport the label “live and active cultures.” Then, mix one cup of this yogurt with three quarters of a cup of wheat bran cereal. | From: ivillage.com

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Radicchio + Kale = A Stronger Skeleton | Stay-Well Strategy: To shore up your skeleton, toss these tasty greens together in a salad. | From: ivillage.com

Radicchio + Kale = A Stronger Skeleton | Stay-Well Strategy: To shore up your skeleton, toss these tasty greens together in a salad. | From: ivillage.com

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Cinnamon + Whole Grain Toast = Increased Energy and Speedier Slimming |  Stay-Well Strategy: For a healthier version of that childhood staple, cinnamon toast, use whole grain bread, trans-free margarine and a study-backed teaspoon of cinnamon. Note: Experts say you’ll nab more protective compounds if your cinnamon is fresh: Whole sticks last up to a year, ground cinnamon for six months. | From: ivillage.com

Cinnamon + Whole Grain Toast = Increased Energy and Speedier Slimming | Stay-Well Strategy: For a healthier version of that childhood staple, cinnamon toast, use whole grain bread, trans-free margarine and a study-backed teaspoon of cinnamon. Note: Experts say you’ll nab more protective compounds if your cinnamon is fresh: Whole sticks last up to a year, ground cinnamon for six months. | From: ivillage.com

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Green Tea + Lemon = A Healthier Heart | Stay-Well Strategy: After brewing yourself a cup of green tea, squeeze in the juice of one whole lemon (you can also use an orange, lime or grapefruit, all runners-up in the study). Don’t want to DIY? Look for bottled green teas that list “ascorbic acid” (also known as vitamin C) among their ingredients. Scientists say the vitamin C in citrus fruits can also improve catechin absorption. | From: ivillage.com

Green Tea + Lemon = A Healthier Heart | Stay-Well Strategy: After brewing yourself a cup of green tea, squeeze in the juice of one whole lemon (you can also use an orange, lime or grapefruit, all runners-up in the study). Don’t want to DIY? Look for bottled green teas that list “ascorbic acid” (also known as vitamin C) among their ingredients. Scientists say the vitamin C in citrus fruits can also improve catechin absorption. | From: ivillage.com

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