Dynamic Food Duos

Did you know that pairing specific foods together can amplify their individual nutritional values? Special food combinations can maximize your health benefits. Read on to find out what these dynamic food duos can do for you.

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Cancer-Fighting Duo: Chicken and Broccoli

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Broccoli, like all cruciferous vegetables, contains sulfuraphane, which has been shown to protect against cancer by inhibiting and activating certain enzymes to stop cancer development. Chicken contains selenium, which is found in antioxidant enzymes that help prevent cellular damage from free radicals, and subsequently fight cancer. When eaten together, these foods are three times more beneficial than when consumed alone.

Cancer-Fighting Duo: Salsa and Avocado

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Salsa is made with tomatoes, which are full of lycopene, a potent anti-cancer antioxidant compound. The healthy fats in avocados help you absorb up to five times more benefits from lycopene. Eating them together can reduce your risk of lung and bladder cancers.