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Eating a healthy diet can play a vital role in achieving optimal academic performance during exam time.
During exams we ask our brain to learn new concepts, remember and recall mountains of information and concentrate for long periods of time. In the same way that you need the right fuel to play sport, you need the right fuel to be cognitively fit.
Some foods are known to improve cognitive function, enhance mental alertness and maintain prolonged concentration. These foods can help students to learn and remember key information for their exams.
This talk takes you through, step by step, what foods are required by the human brain in order to perform at its best.
A key takeaway from the talk is an itemized list of Study Snacks & Meal ideas, specifically designed and balanced to provide maximum nutrients to support cognitive activity.
This talk includes a facilitated discussion which focuses on the challenges and opportunities the food system faces with regards to food production, distribution, and consumption. This session directly links with Unit 4 of VCE Food Studies curriculum (Food issues, challenges and futures). Topics Covered: What is sustainability? Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander concepts of sustainability […]
The adolescent athlete asks their body to do many things: daily training and competition and everyday growth and development. Eating patterns must meet the needs for sporting success with the nutritional considerations for healthy growth and development. These days there are so many people who tell you what to eat – bloggers, magazines, books, websites, […]