8 Super Foods for Medical Students

Med school is hard, it’s complex, and there’s a lot of things to learn.

A typical day would be to attend a lecture during the day and hitting the books in the evening. Reviewing the note sheets and reading ahead. An hour or so for meals, exercise, and TV.

Weekends are a respite, there is no new stuff coming in. Both days can be spent in reviewing the week’s notes and material. A bonus would be quality time with friends and family.

Everything steps up a notch on test days. You have to work harder and be ready to change things if they don’t work. As you progress you gain a better sense when to cut corners. Free more time for important things, rather than trade sleep for fun.

The brain takes a lot of pounding and what you eat takes a toll on your brain. Learning more about brain foods matter, it will boost memory and focus. Your food choices can enhance the health, vitality, and functionality of your precious brain

Brain super foods rich in antioxidants, good fats, vitamins, and minerals provide energy that protects the brain against diseases and keeps it in tip-top shape.

GEP Limited, a medical electives overseas provider, rounded up 8 brain foods to feed your mind and body. Delight in this concoction we’ve prepared that is a mix of fruits, veggies, oils and everybody’s favorite – chocolate.

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1. Avocado

Misconstrued as a fruit with a high-fat content. This is the monounsaturated fat that keeps blood sugar levels steady and your skin glowing. It prevents a blood clot in the brain and improves cognitive function, especially memory and focus. The creamy texture makes smoothies delicioso and can be used as a replacement for fats in baked goods.

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2. Dark chocolate

The sweet temptation that is healthy. It has flavonols that have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. They lower blood pressure and improve blood circulation to the brain and heart. The rule of thumb is the darker the chocolate the healthier.

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3. Eggs

It contains cholesterol which is an important element of brain cell tissues and serves as a brain-protective antioxidant. Eating eggs help build-up good cholesterol levels, be sure to buy organic ones.

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4. Salmon

Any kind of fish is good for your brain but salmon is King. Rich in omega-3 oil DHA, low in mercury, and a delightful option in every meal. It plays a major role in maintaining the health of brain cells and stimulates growth.

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5. Walnut

Walnuts can keep you from going nuts, it can improve your cognitive health. It contains high levels of antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals to improve mental alertness. The walnut is structured like a brain if it does not give you brain power I don’t know what will?

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6. Garlic

Aside from warding off vampires, it molds a healthy brain. It contains DATS which can prevent brain tumors, improves memory, and blood flow circulation.

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7. Turmeric

 

It helps boost antioxidant levels and your immune system healthy. Also, it improves your brain’s oxygen consumption that will keep you alert to process information. Imagine what a sprinkle of turmeric can do to boost a med stude’s brain.

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8. Extra Virgin Olive Oil

It contains a powerful oxidant known as polyphenols and EVOO which improves learning and memory and serves as an anti-aging agent. For best results do not use it in cooking since it decomposes at high temperatures. Eat it in cold or room temperatures.

Contact GEP Limited for your medical elective placements abroad. We will connect you with the poor people of the world who are in dire need of healthcare assistance. Our placement fees are offered at student-friendly rates that won’t break your bank.

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