May 1st, 2015
Not sure what to pack for a late night study session at the Zell B. Miller Learning Center before your final? With finals looming, a University Health Center nutritionist has recommended memory and metabolism-boosting foods to help University of Georgia students finish the spring semester strong.
Ben Gray, Foods and Nutrition Alum, and UHC nutrition education coordinator, said students should eat snacks that include both a carbohydrate and a protein or fat component. “Fruits, grains and some dairy foods like milk or yogurt provide the body’s preferred source of energy: carbohydrates,” Gray said. “The fiber content in whole grains and fruits also helps keep us fuller longer.”
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