Dr Oz Food Combos
Evaluating your diet can also help you fight mood swings, in addition to being generally healthier. Dietician Sari Greaves joined Dr Oz to reveal the Mood Boosting Superfoods that can really add up to better health and moods. Most of these menu items are good on their own, but when combined with other foods, their effects are even greater.
Dr Oz: Avocado & Pink Grapefruit for Inflammation
Sari Greaves shared research that found eating food combinations such as the ones on today’s show can slow down the aging process of cells in the body and even delay the onset of chronic disease.
The first foods they mentioned were Avocado and Pink Grapefruit, which can reduce inflammation when eaten together. Avocado is rich in healthy fats, while Pink Grapefruit is high in Lycopene. You can get the benefits by eating these together twice a week.
Dr Oz: Olive Oil & Brussels Sprouts Cataract Prevention
When I was a kid, I always heard that carrots are good for your eyesight, so I assumed that rabbits must have perfect vision. It’s true that some foods can help maintain the health of your eyes, and one unlikely combination is Olive Oil with Brussels Sprouts.
Brussels Sprouts have an important compound that prevents cataracts by resisting cell damage, while Olive Oil helps the body absorb this compound more thoroughly. It has overall health benefits as well. Just one serving of this combination twice a week can give you the benefits, and if you pair it with Brown Rice, you have a quick and easy meal.
Dr Oz: Dark Chocolate & Apples Heart Disease Prevention
If you’re looking to lower your risk of heart disease, dessert could be the answer. That’s a health plan we can all believe in.
Dark Chocolate is rich in Flavonoids, which keep your arteries clean and clear. Just melt a little dark chocolate and enjoy it with sliced apples as a heart healthy dessert. Leaving the skin on the apples gets you even more nutrients.
Dr Oz: Lemons & Green Tea for Inflammation
If you’re fighting to maintain a youthful glow, this combination could be your secret. Green Tea is a natural anti-inflammatory, helping you preserve your young, firm skin. Adding fresh squeezed Lemon gets you Vitamin C and up to 13 times better absorption of anti-inflammatory benefits.
Doctor Oz: Mango & Cottage Cheese for Bone Health
Dr Oz had a few more food combination secrets to help you keep your body in top shape, no matter what your mood. Next on his list was a combination of Cottage Cheese and Mango. The Calcium in Cottage Cheese gives you stronger bones and teeth, while Mango has Insulin to help you better absorb the Calcium.
Dr Oz: Tomatoes & Olive Oil Cancer Fighter
Tomatoes are also high in Flavanoids, which are good for battling Cancer cells. Plus, Olive Oil is full of healthy fats to help you better absorb the nutrients in your tomatoes. It’s easy to drizzle Olive Oil on Tomato slices for a healthy, easy snack.
Dr Oz: Chickpeas with Citrus Vinaigrette
Cook yourself some Chickpeas and top them with a Citrus Vinaigrette for a healthy side dish or even a main course. They’re loaded with protein to fill you up and give you health benefits.