20 Foods You Should Always Eat Together


How well do you know about nutrition? According to nutritionist, there are certain foods that will work out better and help the release of vitamin absorption when consumed together. Here's a quick food compatibility guide for you to consider next time you go into the kitchen! 

***This article was originally published on Bright Side.

Carotenoids and Healthy Fats

Healthy fats are great for absorption of cartenoids such as lycopene, beta-carotene and antioxidants.

Iron and Vitamin C

Consuming the vegetables that contain Vitamin C could help the release of the iron in red meat.

Iron and Zinc

If you want to increase the absorption of iron and zinc, you may add garlic in wild rice while cooking.

Vitamins B and C

Whole grains helps the absorption of Vitamins B and C when consumed together. You can also add fat-free yogurt.

Iron and Vitamin C

Bell peppers are quite rich in Vitamin C. In order to release the iron that is found in bean curds, you can eat tofu with bell peppers.

Vitamin D and Healthy Fats

You can pair sources of healthy fats together with vegetables that contain Vitamin D.

Cartenoids, Vitamin A and Healthy Fats

The fats in avocados strengthens the impact of cartenoid and Vitamin A that are found in tomatoes.

Proteins and Carbohydrates

Combination of proteins and carbohydrates build the muscle tissues and repair the body.


Piperine, the main alkoloid from black pepper, helps the body to absorb useful substances that are found in curry powder.


The lemon juice increases the amount of beneficial antioxidants in green tea.

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