Not only are the munchies prone to kick in while having your nose in the books, but it is also a nutritional fact that a healthy diet is beneficial to the optimal functioning of the brain.
Here are ideas for healthy snacks you can try this exam season that won’t ruin your plans of having a beach-ready body – we suggest visiting Ekurhuleni’s Best Place to Buy Fresh Produce for 2016, Food Lover’s Market:
Popcorn is a healthy alternative to crisps. Try season it with a light layer of salt rather than dousing it in butter.
A good source of “healthy fat” and protein, feel free to opt for some low-sodium almonds when the nibbles strike.
Any veggies from, carrots, cucumbers to bell pepper are great snacks to boost your brain power. You can even stuff them in delicious pita bread or dip them in cream cheese to add some comfort flavour.
4. Instant Oatmeal
Easy and quick to prepare, just add water or milk and microwave it for a few minutes and you’ve got yourself a snack that will keep you full for long.
5. Fruit Salad
A medley of your favourite fruits is a great way to satisfy your sweet tooth.
6. String Cheese
Not only is string cheese a deliciously healthy snack, but having to peel it will give your mind a distraction when bored after hours of having your eyes on the books.
7. Granola Bars
Probably one of the most convenient snacks to eat, they are delicious, simple and have minimalist rich in fibre ingredients. Try buy an all-natural, gluten-free brand.
8. Frozen Grapes
If you do not feel like a fruit salad, freeze some grapes overnight and enjoy it as a refreshingly sweet snack.
9. Greek Yogurt
It might be an acquired taste, but once you’re hooked this dairy treat is good and good for you. Greek yogurt is packed with protein and will keep you full for some time, however you can have as much as your taste buds desire.
Your carbohydrate and salty cravings can be satisfied with pretzels. You can eat them as is or pair them with delicious cream cheese.
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