Sunday, May 29, 2022

5 Snacks To Help You Keep Concentrated


Everyone has their way to keep being energized and focused in their work. The food we eat affects our mind, for instance, eating spicy food may relieve stress. With that being said, eating certain food can strengthen our concentration. Tastebuds have their calling, to decide what works for them and what doesn’t, so here’s a list of food that you can eat to boost your mind.


1. Candy


The type of candy that is specified here are mints, sour candies, bubble gum. So for the kids and teenagers, don’t go running off to your parents asking them for the sweet stuff. The coffee kinds are also recommended to wake your senses up, keeping your brain up and alert. However, be careful not to eat too many of these candies, except gum because those things can last long.


2. Fruit


The great thing about fruits is that no matter what you eat, they’re all healthy. A little tip, if you freeze green grapes they can taste similarly to grape Sour Patch. The easiest fruits to handle during work are blueberries, pomegranate, grapes, and bananas. Fruits will give you some energy boost while also providing vitamins, minerals, and fiber to your body.


3. Dark Chocolate


Dark chocolate also includes potent antioxidants and natural stimulants like caffeine, which can help you concentrate. To receive all the advantages you need without the unnecessary calories, fat, or sugar, eat up to an ounce of dark chocolate every day. You can also find them in granola bars.


4. Hummus


You know those brain fogs you get when you’re trying so hard to think or even remember stuff? That’s because you have an insufficient amount of Magnesium in your body. Eating hummus will help you increase the needed focus as it is packed with magnesium. Hummus (made from chickpeas and tahini) helps you focus by increasing the number of brain receptors that convey messages. Hummus goes well with crackers, mini-pretzels, or even steamed vegetables.


5. Nuts


Nuts and seeds are also high in vitamin E, an antioxidant that protects cells from free radical-induced oxidative stress. Nuts that have the highest amount of Vitamin E are almonds and hazelnuts. you can mix these with berries to give more of a zing.


Don’t forget to drink lots of water when you’re studying or working, especially if you plan to snack these delectable. Aside from snacking, the amount of food you eat affects your mind. It may sound obvious, but a lack of key nutrients in your diet might impair your ability to concentrate. Eating too much or too little might sometimes make it difficult to concentrate. A large meal might make you drowsy, while a low-calorie diet can cause distracting hunger cramps.

Syifa Ramadhani
An undergrad student who takes joy in writing.

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