5 Healthy Foods You Should Never Eat by Themselves

Make sure all of your meals, including snacks have a good balance of protein, fat, and carbohydrates
avocado toast

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You will thank yourself for making avocado toast.

Do you wonder why you feel hungry an hour after eating? Your meal combinations may be to blame. Although a piece of fruit is the perfect option to grab on-the-go, eating certain healthy foods with other whole foods could work to your advantage.

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Not to mention that consuming specific healthy foods together can allow your body to absorb nutrients more efficiently. This doesn’t mean that eating whole foods on their own is bad for you, but you can help balance your blood sugar levels, your hunger, and your mood by creating your own healthy snack combos. When it comes to meals, you want to be sure you have enough protein, fats, and carbohydrates, so that you are not wanting to reach for something quick and unhealthy an hour later. We created a list of our favorite snack and meal combinations that will keep you healthy and satisfied!

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