The Role of Nutrition in Test Taking and How to Fuel your Brain 

by Powell

Nutrients are like fuel for your body. They give you energy. And they keep your heart beating, your brain active, and your muscles working. They also help to build and strengthen bones, muscles, and other body tissues.

Healthy brain food for studying includes:

Omega-3s are excellent brain food for exam preparation.. Fish and other seafood (such as salmon, mackerel, tuna, herring, and sardines)

Antioxidants — fruits and veggies, including berries, and pomegranate juice. …

Protein — meat, fish, eggs, poultry, legumes, nuts and seeds, dried beans and lentils, dairy products and soy products. …

Nuts such as walnuts, almonds, and peanuts, as well as sunflower and pumpkin seeds, are brain foods high in protein and omega fatty acids. Protein is the second largest matter in the brain, second only to water, so

it is important to nourish your brain with protein rich foods.

Beets are rich in nitrates, which may help improve blood flow to the brain, nerve cell communication, and overall brain health.

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