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The combination of certain foods helps in the better absorption and utilization of nutrients. These various combinations include: 

Cereal- Pulse combination:
Both, cereals and pulses are a source of incomplete proteins. Hence when taken together, they result in total proteins of high biological value.

Vitamin-mineral interaction:
The absorption and utilization of iron is linked to that of Vitamin C. So the combination is considered beneficial.

Carbohydrate-B Vitamin Interaction:
Vitamin. B is required for carbohydrate metabolism.

Calcium and Phosphorous:
Utilization of calcium is closely linked with that of phosphorous. Their consumption together is considered good.

Vitamin D and Calcium:
Vitamin D plays an important role in the absorption of dietary calcium in the intestine and its deposition in the bone.

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