Islamabad: Eating these food items alone will deprive you of lot of health benefits. You should pair them with another food item as well.
Apple with green tea
This can make a perfect afternoon snack. According to a research, phytochemicals quercetin (found mostly in apples, berries, and onions) and catechin (found in green tea and purple grapes) when combined can prevent blood platelets from clumping together, which if occurs can lead to blood clotting and heart attack.
Onions with Bread
Onions have sulfur compounds which increases absorption of zinc, a nutrient important for immunity and would healing. Zinc is found in whole-grains food such as bread.
Carrots with avocado
Carrots contain beta-carotene which gives you youthful skin and healthy eyes but it requires fats to be absorbed. Fats are in abundance in avocado. So the combo is just perfect.
Banana with milk
Banana is a good source of inulin, a fiber which helps balance ‘good’ bacteria levels in your digestive system. It enhances calcium absorption which benefits our bones. So, when you add milk with banana you get more absorbed calcium.
Coffee with sugar
It may seem obvious to many of you that coffee is taken with sugar but some people do not do that. They should! According to a new study, when you drink coffee with sugar it makes you more productive.