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Oatmeal and Orange Juice

Drink a glass of this with your oatmeal to help elevate your breakfast to superfood status: orange juice.

Why? The nutrients in oatmeal and OJ work synergistically to provide double the benefits you'd expect from simply adding their powers together.

The phenols in oatmeal and the vitamin C in OJ both help make LDL more stable. That's a good thing, because the more stable your LDL, the less likely it is to rupture, stick to artery walls and cause heart attacks.

So how can you take advantage of more food synergies? The best way is to eat a varied diet rich in colorful fruits and veggies, healthy fats, different kinds of whole grains, and few or no processed foods. This will give nutrients the best shot at meeting up in your body and reinforcing one another as they guard against disease.