Are you a successful academic student? Do you manage your diet?

In summary: I don't understand why you can't eat and think at the same time. :confused:I can't eat and think at the same time because if I am thinking about food I will not be able to focus on my work.

Are you conscious about the food you eat for your health?

  • Yes, and I maintain a 3.2+ GPA

    Votes: 6 33.3%
  • Yes, and I maintain a 2.5 - 3.19 GPA

    Votes: 1 5.6%
  • Yes, and I maintain lower than 2.49 GPA

    Votes: 1 5.6%
  • No, and I maintain a 3.2+ GPA

    Votes: 7 38.9%
  • No, and I maintain a 2.5 - 3.19 GPA

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • No, and I maintain lower than 2.49 GPA

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • This poll is stupid.

    Votes: 3 16.7%

  • Total voters
    18
  • #1
Raizy
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Do you think there is a relation between superb eating habits and academic success? Try to share your magic "super-brain" food, whether it's scientifically proven or your superstition/placebo.
 
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  • #2
You won't get solid results using the highest GPA marker as 3.2, especially on this site. 3.2s are incredibly common in the U.S., and you wouldn't really start seeing a correlation unless you boosted it up to at least 3.5.
 
  • #3
What one person considers a healthy diet, another considers unhealthy. How many people are actually aware of what their body needs?

Some of my best years academically were on a diet of hard boiled eggs and black coffee, which landed me in a hospital suffering from malnutrition. But it was easy and fast, albeit damaging to my health.
 
  • #4
ack.. I don't think you can edit a poll?

But anyways, Evo, literally just hard boiled eggs and coffee? :eek:
 
  • #5
I do manage my diet, but I don't know how much of an effect it has on my grades. I do it more because of the sports I participate in.

Raizy said:
But anyways, Evo, literally just hard boiled eggs and coffee? :eek:

Yes, Evo, wow! I second this question, just hardboiled eggs and coffee?! For how long?
 
  • #6
Evo said:
Some of my best years academically were on a diet of hard boiled eggs and black coffee, which landed me in a hospital suffering from malnutrition. But it was easy and fast, albeit damaging to my health.
Is it possible for an intelligent person to inadvertadly kill themselves by starvation when having food everywhere you look?
 
  • #7
Mk said:
Is it possible for an intelligent person to inadvertadly kill themselves by starvation when having food everywhere you look?

No intelligent person would ever risk health for academics (or starve him/herself to death).

But in my case, if I have a problem to solve, I wouldn't eat until I have solved it or I am close to dead. I am stupid when it comes to maintaining good health but haven't been to hospital yet :)
 
  • #8
Guess which poll option I chose!
 
  • #9
Cyrus said:
Guess which poll option I chose!

From my browser history:
This poll is stupid. 0 0%

:smile:
 
  • #10
rootX said:
if I have a problem to solve, I wouldn't eat until I have solved it or I am close to dead.
I don't understand why you can't eat and think at the same time. :confused:
 
  • #11
rootX said:
But in my case, if I have a problem to solve, I wouldn't eat until I have solved it or I am close to dead. I am stupid when it comes to maintaining good health but haven't been to hospital yet :)

Why would you do that, though? How can you concentrate if you're hungry?
 
  • #12
My GPA is only 2.4
But I am confident, because I used to have the best online professor, she is still the best to me although she has been out of the job for years. It was really a pain for her. Now I understand it more when I see my situation
"We have to do something to help him, this is something, we must do this" -- but what is "this" and who is "he" ? Is that called "help" after all ? :ROFL:

"Don't shame on yourself professor, Head up and be one you are!"
 
  • #13
Evo said:
What one person considers a healthy diet, another considers unhealthy. How many people are actually aware of what their body needs?

Some of my best years academically were on a diet of hard boiled eggs and black coffee, which landed me in a hospital suffering from malnutrition. But it was easy and fast, albeit damaging to my health.

A healthy thing to do is to consciously make decisions about the food you eat and determine to your best ability what is healthy for you to eat.

When it comes to healthy dieting, that is the most important. Knowledge comes second.

Most people just eat.
 
  • #14
Mk said:
I don't understand why you can't eat and think at the same time. :confused:

cristo said:
Why would you do that, though? How can you concentrate if you're hungry?

I should have said I forget about food or sleep not that I avoid food/sleep intentionally. I see the consequences once I get free time (for myself) to think about how hungry/concentrated I am. Otherwise if I don't question myself I can just keep on going for the short term (~12-16 hours) until I reach my limitations.

Some problems(at school) are just that interesting/challenging while others (at work) must be solved.
 

Related to Are you a successful academic student? Do you manage your diet?

1. What does it mean to be a successful academic student?

Being a successful academic student means achieving high grades, actively participating in class, and effectively managing your time and workload. It also involves developing critical thinking skills and a passion for learning.

2. How can I become a successful academic student?

To become a successful academic student, it is important to set clear goals, stay organized, attend all classes, and actively engage in discussions and activities. Additionally, developing good study habits, seeking help when needed, and maintaining a healthy work-life balance are also important factors.

3. How does diet affect academic success?

A healthy and balanced diet can improve brain function and concentration, leading to better academic performance. Eating a variety of nutrient-rich foods, staying hydrated, and avoiding excessive sugar and caffeine can help maintain energy levels and improve cognitive function.

4. How can I manage my diet as a busy academic student?

Managing your diet as a busy academic student can be challenging, but it is important to prioritize and plan your meals. This may involve meal prepping, bringing healthy snacks to campus, and making time for regular meals. It is also important to listen to your body's hunger and fullness cues.

5. What are some healthy and convenient food options for academic students?

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