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What's your 'go to' healthy revision snack?
They help me focus during revision and I usually drink water.
Eating any food with a distinct taste or smell whilst revising a specific topic can actually help you recall things in the exam. It's all about stimulating the brain and apparently scent can be a powerful memory trigger.
More than anything, I try to make sure I eat decent dinners when I'm revising. It's tempting to microwave something up quickly, but I think taking the time to cook a proper meal with vegetables gives more benefits than an extra half hour revising.
For some reason, smell is the strongest sense when it comes to memory recall; it is easier to remember something when you smell a familiar smell than with any other sense...
Last year my physic teacher told me a tip: Chew chewing gum. It makes the blood rush to the area around your brain and helps you to think better.
Though, maybe through other ways rather than increasing blood flow, as not sure is possible in that way.
I tell my mum to make oily fish during exam season although I hate the smell of mackerel.