Edited and translated by Gao Yinan, People's Daily Online
It is commonly believed in Chinese families that right food combinations boost nutrition and help body absorb vitamins and minerals. For example, crabs and seafood are cooked with gingers; seaweed salad is often added with a sesame dressing; certain kinds of herbs are best paired with meat.
Similarly a well-balanced diet is highly recognized by western nutritionists. Have you ever tried food combinations like a banana yogurt shake, apple and cranberries pie, whole-gain bread with peanut butter? The following food combinations boost nutrition and taste pretty great.