9 Healthy Ways To Snack During Exams

Exams are around the corner and with that come all-nighters and midnight snacking. Have you ever thought that what you are eating at night or during the days can impact your studying and learning? So before guzzling down multiple cups of coffee or energy drinks – think about what you are putting in your mouth.

Here is a list of food that can help you through the midnight cravings while keeping it yummy and healthy! They are also good at managing your stress levels.

Blueberries

These tiny delicious berries are loaded with antioxidants and Vitamin C. Known to be good source of fibre and low on calories, grab a handful while you read through your notes.

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Veggies & Hummus

A delightful combination of guilt free indulgence, just dip those sliced carrots or celery sticks in a bowl of hummus as you crack those difficult chemistry formulas, or revise through economic theories.

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Multigrain Flatbread

Spread some cheese or add some veggies and make your self a plate of healthy nibbles to gorge*gorge*
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on through the night. Interesting combinations or simple classics no matter what you choose, these can be a good break from a tedious history lesson or a lengthy math equation.

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Fruit & Yogurt

Toss some berries in a bowl of Greek yogurt and sprinkle some muesli and honey for a perfectly healthy snack. The yogurt will keep your gut cool, which will in turn keep the stress at bay.

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Popcorn

A light and healthier options that chips – these yummy treats will give you great company while going through any documentary related to your study topics, or lengthy reading material.

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Cucumber Sandwich

Satiate your hunger with curbing the carb craving with a light sandwich. Use multigrain bread for a healthier option.

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Roasted Chickpeas

Another great alternative to chips are roasted chickpeas. Available in different flavours or you can try and make some in bulk in different and interesting flavours at home. Chickpeas are a great source protein, fibre and Vitamin B6.

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Milk

A glass of milk is quite filling and known to relieve stress. A great source of antioxidants, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B12, protein and calcium – milk is a source of a complete meal. Flavor it with a little cocoa, or have it plain it will help you study better.

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Apples & Yogurt Dip

Pack some taste in a dip made with yogurt, peanut butter and honey  and dip those apples as you munch through a night of studying. A nutrition’s staple this dip will give this mundane fruit a fun twist.

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These foods will help you stay healthy and stress free through the night, but don’t forget to get some sleep. If you want to retain all what you have learnt a good sleep is a must!

So all the best and study on!