Eating Junk Food Can Increase Stress During Exams

Often during examinations, you feel like eating junk food in a packet . Many times you also eat this junk food found in closed packets during examinations. If you also do this then you need to be cautious. Especially during the exam, it will not be good for you to calm your hunger with junk food. Recently a study has been done about this.

Eat junk food during examinations

It has been revealed in this study that if you eat such food during which you have less quantity of fruit and green vegetables and a high quantity of fast food, then you have an increased problem of stress. Can. The lead researcher of this study stated, 'Poor eating indicates a strain. People ate more and more fat, sugar and calorie foods during stress. '

According to the study's lead researcher, 'Our study found that inaccurate eating habits in students during the test period confirmed their estimate of stress. At the same time, according to researchers, a good diet is needed for good studies and mental performance.

It is difficult to change the habit

The principal researcher said, 'Unfortunately, our study found that students have trouble eating a good diet and they have adopted wrong eating habits, which after a few weeks is important for their whole health. And it is difficult to change these habits. '

The study was carried out on over 200 students, an online study covering several Belgian universities. 232 students aged 19-22 participated in it. In January 2017, students who took part in this long period of one month before and after the exam were asked to disclose stress and answer questions, assessing their eating habits and several psychological reasons.

In the study, researchers examined the relationship between stress at the time of examination and changes in food quality. Even if their relationship is altered by mental factors such as eating behavior (emotional, external, limited), the purpose of food choice, preference for taste, sensitivity to advantages and disadvantages, strategy adoption, lazy behavior, and social support.

Over the course of a month-long period, those participating in the research found it difficult to stay on a good diet and only a third were able to fulfill the World Health Organization 's suggestion of eating 400 grams of fruits and vegetables per day. On the other hand, students talked about increasing stress levels by eating more junk food.

Eating out of emotions. Junk food studies showed that emotionally eaters (who eat in response to negative emotions), good smelling food or seeing it, those who like sweet  or  fat , are more motivated by health People, sensitive to the advantages and disadvantages, more lazy and most prone to stress during this time are most at risk of liking harmful foods Land.