Sometimes even the healthiest of foods we use to eat combined with others can ruin all that healthiness you were aiming for. Pay attention to these common 10 food combinations that seem normal but are actually terrible for your health.
Of course, one cup of hot chocolate a week won’t harm you, but you should be careful with it, especially if you have kidney problems. If that’s the case, replace regular milk you add to cocoa with skim milk.
So, if you like to have some yogurt early in the day, either go for plain natural Greek version or add dry apricots or plums to it to avoid health problems.
Many vitamins and other valuable nutrients that are found in vegetables and greens require fats for proper absorption. Whenever you dress your salads with lemon or vinegar only, you deprive yourself of a lot of healthy food elements.
The starch pasta is so rich in needs alkalotic digestive fluids, and the proteins from meat demand acidic ones. When you mix them, they get stuck in your stomach and can cause heartburn, belching, gas, and other unpleasant consequences. To avoid all that pain, try having durum wheat pasta as a separate dish or combine it with herb sauces.
Eggs and bacon combined are rich in protein, and scientists believe that this is not so good for your health. Your body spends a lot of energy on digesting such products.
Scientists recommend drinking milk separately, 1-1.5 hours after your meal. Try using heat to help break down the phytic acid – boil bran beforehand.
Cereal combined with orange juice, especially in the morning, won’t bring you the boost of energy you expect but may cause discomfort and heaviness in your stomach.