Feb 27, 2023

CBSE board exams: Foods to give to children to boost memory and concentration

Simran Arora, Times Now Digital


Almonds are strongly associated with a healthier brain due to its riboflavin and L-carnitine content – every morning before and during the CBSE board exams, give your child a handful of soaked, peeled almonds.

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If while preparing for board exams, your child craves a snack, look no further than apples. Quercetin in this fruit prevents inflammation of neurons and cellar damage.

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Chia seeds

Chia seeds are a weight loss-friendly food – many people like adding them to yogurt or smoothies or simply soaking them overnight and drinking on an empty stomach. But the omega-3s in it support brain function.

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Another healthy snack or breakfast food or oatmeal and yogurt add-on for children is berries. Their antioxidants protect the brain and help boost memory and concentration in the long run.

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This leafy green might not be your child’s favourite – however, during exams, it is imperative to eat healthy food that boosts brain health naturally.

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Scrambled, in omelette form or boiled, eggs are both delicious and healthy. The whites are proteins and yolk is cholesterol and the whole thing is choline which prevents inflammation.

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Salmon is high in omega-3 fatty acids which prevents brain inflammation. During CBSE board exams, give your kid some grilled or poached salmon and it shall help keep the brain healthy and focus.

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