Students felt exam time is just like a mental marathon not at all a piece of cake. So, we should support them not to take stress while sitting for exam preparation or final exams.
On that note, Dr. Geeta Buryok, Head-Dietician from Max Super Speciality Hospital, Shalimar Bagh stated some crucial tips to maintain the kids healthy and handle hungry cravings during this exam season.
Take Healthy Meals
To understand every concept of the subject, students need an active brain with more energy. This only happens when you take a balanced diet of meals along with healthy snacks. The meal must include some mental alertness related foods like eggs, milk & its products, tofu, sprouts, fish, chicken, healthy nuts as well as healthy cereals such as oats, Dalia, quinoa, and whole-wheat products.
However, some brain booster foods like banana, flaxseeds, almond walnuts, fish, chicken, banana, spinach, broccoli, etc. which enhances memory and concentration on studies. Must evade junk food items since it takes extra time and energy to digest.
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Have some healthy snacks in the middle of meals such as fresh fruits, protein bars, makhana, roasted chana, peanuts and more especially during the night studies in this exam season.
Stay Hydrated Every Time
Yes, hydration is very important, it makes you feel active always. So drink healthy beverages like fresh soups, milkshakes, coconut water, lassi, lemonade in place of aerated beverages. Also, you can add a small amount of coffee, tea, dark chocolate, etc in your diet as it helps you to be alert and active. Apart from this, the main thing you should do is detox your body with water. A minimum of 8-10 glasses of water per day is a must to hydrate your body.
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A Good Sleep
One of the most important things to follow during exam time is sleep. Good Sleep is as best for your brain as food for the body. Insomnia can intrude with learning ability, cause mood swings and affects your immune system. At least, per day 8 hours sleep is mandatory.
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Detox from Gadgets
Stop engaging with many electronic devices and start doing some recreational activities for one hour at least in a day. So, it keeps you happy and motivated.
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I think the above Diet Tips shared by Dr. Geeta will be helpful to all CBSE students who are appearing for the board examinations in February 2020. If you want to do a quick revise before the exam, then just go through with this CBSE Guide for Class 12 to 6.