Eat This With That

Mix it up! Some healthy foods, when eaten together, become nutritional superstars--greater than the sum of their parts, says Jennifer McDaniel, RD, a spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Get more bang for your buck with these power pairs

February 8, 2013
Yogurt + Granola
Rosie Sanders
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Start off your day with a wholesome parfait.
Most yogurt contains probiotics (look for live and active cultures on the container) (Search: What are live and active cultures?), and whole grains act as prebiotics, which feed probiotic bacteria, says McDaniel. Consuming both allows probiotics to thrive and your digestive system to run smoothly. (But beware of the One Yogurt You Should Never Eat!)

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