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Best breakfast before a test


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I have a final exam friday. It starts at 9 and could last until 12. My normal breakfast time is 9 and my normal lunch time is about 11:30. What's the best breakfast I can have to get them through this exam when I'll be eating at 8:30 or earlier?

My school has at breakfast:

Scrambled eggs, sausage, bagels/cream cheese, cereal, milk, juice oatmeal, island oasis smoothies, yogurt, apples, bananas, toast, home fries, muffins, cinnamon rolls, egg and cheese on a croissant, belgian waffles.

Thanks!  
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I think you need a balanced breakfast with enough calories to fuel your brain until lunch time..  I'd go for the scrambled eggs, toast, a banana and/or juice.  That should give you an ok balance of protein, carbs and fats.  Stay away from the heavier things.  The last thing you need is to feel sluggish!
(I'm a student too, so I understand your dilemma) I'm thinking eggs, oatmeal, yogurt, a nd apple/banana. 
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the other two sound good, but if it was me id add a sausage, because the meat/fat in it takes A LONG time to digest, and it will curb the gi of the whole meal, (and keep the eggs, yogurt, and a fruit)

but even better, is to bring some almonds in a baggy, and pop them right before your test begins.  they last, and they're great brain boosters, and then you can have something in you later...
Thanks so much, I;m not wuite sure what I'll get but I plan on using up my meal plan before that test, so I'll have lots of good food at that meal :)
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I remember reading an article a while back that said sugary cereals are what's killing kid's tests scores, because the sugar causes them to drop off before they even get to school. It recommended good proteins for brain food and said this makes a big difference. Eggs and sausage (I eat turkey sausage) or something of the like should do fine. Even just some nuts if you can get filled up.

Bryan
I stay away from the eggs b.c probably cooked using tons of grease.

I would have oatmeal with chopped up banana, yogurt, and maybe a glass of juice - although you're really not supposed to consume juice with a meal.
ehh...Don't go for the heavy stuff- it will make you sick: trust me. I recommend some kind of cereal personally, as it's usually fairly balanced. From those choices, that or some sort of fruit and/or a piece or two of toast. Maybe a glass of milk or orange juice, too, depending on how much food you want.

Good luck!
Protiens support alertness So I would have some kind of low fat protien like Egg white omlet, whole grain toast and fruit or yogurt with fruit and 1/2 c oatmeal.
Apples are one of the best fruits for waking you up... Something about the Pectin in them keeps you alert...

If it were me, I'd go for:
Scrambled Eggs, Sausage, Apple, and Milk
my AP Euro teacher told our class not to fill ourselves up all the way.  when mammals are full, they get sleepy.  it's best to be a little hungry.  something higher in fat, like peanut butter is good for the brain too
Just read this
try protein rather than carbs - carbs can induce the release of seroton a relaxant. Also thats why dinners should have a bit of carbs, rather than a protein hit. Protein helps with amino acids that help with learning etc.
So PB is good.
Just dont have a huge bowl fo honey banana oatmeal, without having some millk.
just try not to have anything risky too. I have an exam tomorrow, but i'm still having oatmeal - I have it almost every day and i am comforatble with it. I will have some milk and cottage cheese tho
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