From Oprah Winfrey and Stedman to Jenny and Forest Gump, sometimes two great things are even better when together. According to leading nutrition experts and scientists, you can get quick health results if you combine certain foods on your plate, compared to eating just one healthy food on its own. Blueberries might not sound like oatmeal’s Yoko Ono, but when these foods are combined, it’s a story that has a happily ever after ending. Research shows a few healthy additions to your plate may help you accelerate your health results. Keep reading – these food combinations may be some of the most iconic love stories of all time.
Does Eating Healthy Really Make a Difference?
There are some foods we simply should break-up with before it turns into a tragic love story. Researchers and health experts repeatedly found convincing evidence that food has a large impact on health outcomes. In the Global Burden of Disease Study, which analyzed the food intake of people in 195 countries, the researchers found 11 million deaths could be attributed to poor food choices. What you eat may be predicting how well you will live. The data showed cardiovascular disease was the leading cause of diet-related deaths, followed by cancers, and type 2 diabetes. A high intake of sodium was flagged as a major problem for heart disease. Sodium is commonly added to restaurant and take-out food and is found in packaged, convenience foods, such as chips, some pasta sauces, crackers, and frozen pizzas. Low intake of whole grains was noted as the leading dietary risk factor for mortality among women. According to the data, a simple change to eating more fruits, vegetables, and whole grains could improve your health dramatically. It’s time to break up with convenience foods and start a love affair with whole grains, vegetables, fish, and beans. Here’s how…
How to Get Quick Health Results
Off the top of your head, you can probably list a handful of foods you’ve been told will help you reach your health goal. Whether you’re trying to treat diabetes and prediabetes with food, or trying to eat a breakfast to lower your cholesterol there are lots of foods known to help you get closer to reaching and sustaining your health goals, such as fish and berries. Now, if eating one of these foods offers your body healthy benefits, imagine what happens if you eat more than one? Better yet, scientists have discovered that when you combine certain foods on your plate it enhances how good they are for you – a deliciously, simple way to get quick health results.
6 Best Food Combinations for Quick Health Results
- Blueberries and Oatmeal
- Salmon and Broccoli
- Garlic and Onions
- Kale and Mushrooms
- Lettuce and Tomatoes
- Rice and Beans
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