As goes the saying, “you are what you eat,” well it’s true. We are what we eat. To have an active and energetic mind we need to keep our body charged up, only then would we function better and in harmony. In stressful situations, like the exam period, we are so drowned in studies we often forget to take a rest or even maintain a healthy diet. One shall not commit the mistake of neglecting their sleep and their eating habits.
- BREAKFAST IS MUST: Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, candidates under no circumstance should skip that. They should develop the habit of eating a filling breakfast before starting their day.
- Eat short-meals every 2-3 hours and keep yourself hydrated.
- Replace junk food items with home-cooked meals, thus maintaining a healthy diet.
HEALTHY FOOD ITEMS TO BOOST YOUR MIND AND BODY
- Protein — Meat, fish, eggs, poultry, vegetables, nuts and seeds, dried beans and lentils, dairy items and soy items. Protein assists your cerebrum with sending messages to the remainder of your body. And that makes mind synthetics that improve your state.
- Cell Reinforcements — Products of the soil, including berries, and pomegranate juice, helps in cell reinforcements. Cell reinforcements can help defer or even forestall the impacts of maturing on the cerebrum.
- Omega-3 — Slick fish, flax seeds and flax oil, eggs, chicken and, meat. Omega-3s are known to help your mind work more diligently and improve your psychological well-being.
- Dietary Cholesterol — Dairy and egg yolks; Your cerebrum depends on cholesterol to make the cells that send, messages to the remainder of the body.
- Monounsaturated Fats — Avocados, nuts, olive oil, canola oil and nut oil. Food that contains monounsaturated fats can improve your memory and help your cerebrum work more earnestly, better, quicker, more grounded.
- Caffeine (Moderate Sums) — Tea, espresso and dull chocolate; In little dosages, caffeine can help you feel invigorated and more engaged.
- Water –Your mind is 73% water, and water is indispensable to keeping your body (and cerebrum) fit as a fiddle.
It is important to remember that overeating can make one lazy and drowsy which in return, might become an obstacle in your NEET preparation journey. As much as maintaining, a healthy diet is crucial, it is also important that candidates exercise regularly to keep their bodies fit and, get 7-8 hours of sleep minimum.