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Foods that help your brain study

By ITS Education Asia


Help fuel your kids with providing the best fuel for their brains. Reachout.com, an Australian education website, has listed the best “brain” foods for studying.

Brain food for studying includes:

  • Protein — meat, fish, eggs, poultry, legumes, nuts and seeds, dried beans and lentils, dairy products and soy products.
  • Antioxidants — fruits and veggies, including berries, and pomegranate juice.
  • Omega-3 — oily fish, flax seeds and flax oil, and eggs, chicken and beef.
  • Dietary cholesterol — dairy and egg yolks.
  • Monounsaturated fats — avocados, nuts, olive oil, canola oil and peanut oil.
  • Caffeine (moderate amounts) — tea, coffee and dark chocolate.
  • Water.

They also listed some great meal swaps:

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 Processed cereal

Porridge topped with fruit and walnuts

Biscuits or a muffin

Wholegrain crackers with cheese and tomato

Frozen pizza

Homemade whole-wheat pizza

Burger and fries

Steak and salad

Chocolate or lollies

Fresh or dried fruit

Ice-cream

Yoghurt and berries

Potato crisps

Handful of nuts

Energy drink

Fruit smoothie

Coffee

Green or herbal tea

 

Do you think they left out any “brain” foods? Let us know in the comments section.


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