The Best Study Snacks
Finals week is slowly approaching, which means that many of us will be camping out in the libraries for the next couple of weeks. Any successful cram session needs delicious treats and snacks. Here are our recommendations for the best study snacks to help you ace your exams. (Warning: Do not substitute eating for actual studying).
Because of their high levels of gallic acid, blueberries are especially good at protecting our brains from degeneration and stress. They are also great for improving your memory. Who knew so much power could be packed in such a delicious bite-size snack?
Dark chocolate, the healthiest of all chocolates, is extremely powerful brain food. Not only does it improve memory, but also by increasing blood flow to the brain, it boosts alertness and clarity. The darker the chocolate, the more benefits your brain will receive.
Almonds are packed with healthy fats, keeping you feeling fuller. Stay focused on studying and not a hungry stomach by swapping out a salty snack with almonds.
Try: Blue Diamond Almonds
Coffee is a lifeline for many college students, so this choice should come at no surprise. Moderate amounts of the caffeine contained in coffee can help improve brain function, your reaction time, focus and attention span. However, this is only in moderation. If overdone, it can have adverse results.
Everyone knows they should eat their greens, but have you ever thought about taking a baggie of raw broccoli, string beans, or pea pods on the go as a snack? These veggies have benefits that include Vitamin C, antioxidants, and more. When looking for veggies, the greener and leafier, the better.
What's your go-to study snack? Let us know in the comments below!