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CBSE exams 2014: Eat healthy: Boost your Brain Power

Feb 24, 2014 15:42 IST

    The Board exams are impending and you still cannot catalog those classifications or equations in your mind? If you are high-strung at this point of time and the stress is giving you heebie-jeebies, you need to take a break from your agenda and clutch a fast nibble to get along your memory.

    Here are some tidbits for you to munch:
                                                                                
    Scrumptious APPLES

    A scrumptious red apple will help you succeed. Thinking how? Have a look: The antioxidant Quercetin present in apple defends the brain from inflammation, which can escort to cognitive decline over time. So as to add utmost dietary value, do not take away the peel as most of the antioxidant Quercetin is present there. It facilitates you to stay more vigilant and attentive. Additionally, the fiber present in apples will keep you keyed up & also keep your stomach full. So what are you waiting for? Common get some apples for you and gear up for your exams.

    Lip-smacking CHOCOLATES

    We all find excuses to grab those lip-smacking chocolates hiding inside the refrigerator to find a way to our stomach. Have we ever thought that chocolates too can be so helpful for us? Let’s see how. Chocolates consist of potent antioxidants that facilitates in improving the blood flow to the brain, which aids to keep the brain working more favorably. Furthermore, chocolates contain caffeine which offers a boost to the height of attentiveness in our brain.

    Delightful NUTS

    In accordance with a report published in American Journal of Epidemiology, a favorable ingestion of Vitamin E helps in preventing cognitive turn down & nuts are a vast source of Vitamin E. So now, we do not need to wait for the festive season to grab the nuts. Exams are approaching, why not munch a few?

    Popeye’s favorite SPINACH

    Are you a Popeye’s fan? Whoa! Then you can’t avoid spinach… If you aren’t a fan of the sailor man then this is the reason why should go for spinach. Spinach contains plenty of memory boosting vitamins along with the minerals – folate. In addition to that, the dark leafy vegetable contains vitamins K and E that can decelerate the inception of cognitive delay.

    Appetizing EGGS

    The yolk of the egg contains Choline.Choline is an antecedent to the neurotransmitter acetylcholine. In keeping with a research, neurotransmitter facilitates with the memory. It lessens the risk of Alzheimer's and helps to perk up mental alertness.
                                                              
    These tidbits will supply a healthy balance of proteins, vitamins and carbohydrates to keep your brain & body fueled and ready for exams!

    Good Luck!

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