It is said that the student period is one of the best stages of life, and although to some extent this may be true, it is no less true that the testing season that the students face requires great effort, both mental as a physicist.
Many young people who live this period must comply with a strict schedule, abide by normal rules, submit to discipline and, in addition, have to study more hours throughout the day.
This situation of emotional overload and stress can be compensated with a recommended feeding , of much more special characteristics than usual according to daily energy expenditure.
We must bear in mind that the tension and nerves of those days can cause the student to have less appetite, to do so irregularly and with foods considered as inadequate, and also eat in less quantities.
What foods are recommended when I have an exam?
Fundamentally, pasta and cereals (if possible whole grains) contain complex carbohydrates that add a lot of energy to our diet.
As we know, fats are also energy foods. For example, olive oil, which is also an outstanding vehicle for fat-soluble vitamins such as A, E and D , essential for growth.
Proteins are also fundamental, since they contain the principles and components of plastic and formators of living matter. Therefore, fish, meat, vegetables and eggs can not be absent in the diet.
Opt for vitamin supplements?
At school age and at exam time, accompanying the diet with vitamin and mineral supplements can be a recommended practice, since we help the body to overcome a situation of overload.
Iron, phosphorus or calcium are really beneficial supplements, as well as fat-soluble vitamins (for example D and A) and vitamin C .