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13-05-2019

Healthy Eating for Students

A few weeks before exams, a student's pace is frenetic, finishing work, getting all the notes, studying for exams, among many other things from day to day, make you need to feel more energetic than ever. We believe that if you maintain a healthy diet you will be able to successfully overcome these decisive weeks in your university career.

The life of an international student can be very stressful, not only because you have to dedicate more and more time to study, but also because living in a country different from your own means that you have to adapt to a new diet with completely new foods.

If we add to that the fact that most young people do not devote all the time you should be taking care of yourselves and eating a sufficiently healthy and varied diet, we are going to discover the benefits that a healthy diet can bring to those of you who have chosenour student flats in Barcelona.

What are the benefits of a healthy diet for a student?

Studying in Barcelona is an advantage for any international student to maintain a healthy diet, as the Mediterranean diet is considered one of the healthiest diets in the world. Following a balanced and appropriate diet will help you to increase your memory and improve your ability to concentrate in the weeks prior to your final exams.

It is advisable to eat at least three meals a day, eliminating as much as possible fatty foods that are difficult to digest and have no energy value.

Pasta, legumes and rice can be your great when it comes to providing the carbohydrates your body needs. If you prefer you can accompany it with cold recipes such as salads, vegetables and vegetables.

Don't forget to eat low-fat proteins, which are found in foods such as white meat, chicken or white fish.

Finally, we talk about the vitamins and minerals offered by fruit and vegetables, essential for concentration during study hours.

Avoid copious meals that produce heavy digestions that cause drowsiness and discomfort and always try to eat at the same time.

If you live in one of our student flats in Barcelona, you will be able to maintain a healthy diet, using the perfectly equipped kitchen, which all our flats in Barcelona have.

If you don't have time to cook, or just don't like it, we propose a simple solution: planning. Use a calendar to plan in advance the menu of the week, or even a whole month and make a list of healthy foods.

If you also take the opportunity to practice a sport in Barcelona, you will have plenty of energy to face these weeks before the final exams.

Good luck!