From KQED’s food newsletter, Bay Area Bites, we learn that recent research has shown by eating certain ingredients at the same meal, you can increase nutritional absorption.

For example, adding eggs to salads helps us absorb the beneficial pigments like beta carotene in the raw vegetables. Hummus with whole wheat bread is a common combo but who knew black pepper and turmeric delivered more of golden spice’s goodness?  Read the article, with additional links, to discover a few easy ways to pack a more nutritious punch into your meals.

Source: Dynamic Duos: How To Get More Nutrition By Pairing Foods | Bay Area Bites | KQED Food