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Bioavailable Buddies

Learn how to pair foods to get the most nutrition from your meals.

Avocado in bowl of spinich

Some nutrients are easier for your body to absorb when paired with others. Try these food combos for some powerful synergy.

Nutrients Food Combos
Probiotics + inulin Greek yogurt + sliced banana
Fat-soluble vitamins A, D, E, and K + healthy fat Leafy greens + avocado
Iron + vitamin C Steak + bell pepper
Sulforaphanes + selenium Brussels sprouts + salmon
Lycopene + healthy fat Tomatoes sautéed in olive oil
Vitamin D + calcium Eggs + broccoli

This originally appeared as “The Importance of Bioavailability” in the April 2020 print issue of Experience Life.

is a registered dietitian, personal trainer, and program manager with Life Time.

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