Exams can be a stressful time! Eating can easily fall down in priorities, but it shouldn’t. Here are 5 foods to eat the week of finals to help reduce stress and keep you focused!
1. Green leafy vegetables
a. They contain folate which helps produce dopamine
a. Keep blood sugars stable so you won’t crash and promotes serotonin production
a. Keeping the bacteria happy in your gut during times of stress can help to keep you focused
a. Antioxidants and phytonutrients in blueberries aides in improving your bodies response to stress
5. Dark Chocolate
a. Not only does it taste delicious, it can help stress causing hormones like cortisol!