When studying, it is easy to become distracted by the slightest interruptions. Distractions can range from loud noises, people talking, outside tasks that need to be completed and even family. Even something as simple as a hungry stomach can become a nuisance.
Change your habit of grabbing the closest snack and plan your study snacks in advance. Not only will it save time later, but it will help boost your brain power. These healthy snacks will get you on the right track with your study time while helping as a mental energy booster.
Bananas pack energy-boosting carbohydrates. Mix it up by adding in some peanut butter and freezing them as sandwiches.
Toasted Pumpkin Seeds are perfect for the Fall season. They are loaded with zinc and help boost your memory.
Hummus with veggies is high in protein and there are tons of varieties of hummus. Use carrot sticks, bell pepper pieces, snap peas or celery for dipping.
Peanut Butter – packed full of protein, peanut butter can be used on many snacks. Use peanut butter paired with celery or on top of an apple slice.
Yogurt covered blueberries – easy to make in advance. Dip blueberries in yogurt and freeze them for the perfect treat.
Roasted Chickpeas – with chickpeas having plenty of protein and fiber, roasting them is just another element in making this delightful snack.
Cauliflower/Broccoli – Cauliflower is rich in choline that is a memory booster while broccoli is full of magnesium and prevents memory loss. A perfect combination for studying.
Canned tuna and crackers – with plenty of omega 3’s canned tuna can be an easy alternative for a snack for a busy schedule.
Berries – strawberries, blueberries and raspberries have plenty of vitamin C and antioxidants. Pair these berries together with some ice and make a quick smoothie for your study session.
Avocados – loaded with healthy fats, avocados provide a healthy blood flow to the brain.
Dark Chocolate – for a sweet tooth fix, dark chocolate pieces provide antioxidants and are also rich in fiber and magnesium.
There are plenty of healthy brain foods to help with studying for online classes. Use these ideas while writing papers, doing research and reading to help with memory and retention.