What's the best snack to eat during the break?

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What's the best snack to eat during the break?

Postby iwanta170 » Fri Jun 04, 2010 3:30 pm

What food will help the brain the most during the break? Are almonds or maybe a banana a good choice? I've heard some people suggest protein bars but when I went to the store to get some, they were all packed with sugar so I decided not to get any

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Postby romothesavior » Fri Jun 04, 2010 3:31 pm

iwanta170 wrote:What food will help the brain the most during the break? Are almonds or maybe a banana a good choice? I've heard some people suggest protein bars but when I went to the store to get some, they were all packed with sugar so I decided not to get any


Fajitas from Chile's. Mmmmm... Fajitas....

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Postby stintez » Fri Jun 04, 2010 3:31 pm

romothesavior wrote:
iwanta170 wrote:What food will help the brain the most during the break? Are almonds or maybe a banana a good choice? I've heard some people suggest protein bars but when I went to the store to get some, they were all packed with sugar so I decided not to get any


Fajitas from Chile's. Mmmmm... Fajitas....


+1

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Postby shoop » Fri Jun 04, 2010 3:32 pm

iwanta170 wrote:What food will help the brain the most during the break? Are almonds or maybe a banana a good choice? I've heard some people suggest protein bars but when I went to the store to get some, they were all packed with sugar so I decided not to get any


Whatever you have been eating during the breaks in all the PTs you took under simulated test conditions. For me, that's a Clif Blueberry Crisp bar and a small sugar-free RedBull.

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Re: What's the best snack to eat during the break?

Postby RonArtest » Fri Jun 04, 2010 3:34 pm

Cocaine.

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Re: What's the best snack to eat during the break?

Postby Barolo » Fri Jun 04, 2010 3:34 pm

I did a bottle of water, a granny smith apple, and some habanero jack cheese. I felt pretty good. It was the right mix of sugar, spice, and protein.

Key, I think, is a good breakfast and appropriate level of caffeine.

Try it out ahead of time.

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Postby iwanta170 » Fri Jun 04, 2010 3:34 pm

shoop wrote:
iwanta170 wrote:What food will help the brain the most during the break? Are almonds or maybe a banana a good choice? I've heard some people suggest protein bars but when I went to the store to get some, they were all packed with sugar so I decided not to get any


Whatever you have been eating during the breaks in all the PTs you took under simulated test conditions. For me, that's a Clif Blueberry Crisp bar and a small sugar-free RedBull.

I don't usually snack but I know I'll be hungry this time around

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Postby stintez » Fri Jun 04, 2010 3:35 pm

RonArtest wrote:Cocaine.


+1000000000000000000000000000000000000

however ill probably save that for post lsat

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Postby RonArtest » Fri Jun 04, 2010 3:36 pm

iwanta170 wrote:
shoop wrote:
iwanta170 wrote:What food will help the brain the most during the break? Are almonds or maybe a banana a good choice? I've heard some people suggest protein bars but when I went to the store to get some, they were all packed with sugar so I decided not to get any


Whatever you have been eating during the breaks in all the PTs you took under simulated test conditions. For me, that's a Clif Blueberry Crisp bar and a small sugar-free RedBull.

I don't usually snack but I know I'll be hungry this time around


Gained some weight recently, have we?

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Postby Tautology » Fri Jun 04, 2010 3:38 pm

romothesavior wrote:
iwanta170 wrote:What food will help the brain the most during the break? Are almonds or maybe a banana a good choice? I've heard some people suggest protein bars but when I went to the store to get some, they were all packed with sugar so I decided not to get any


Fajitas from Chile's. Mmmmm... Fajitas....


+1 for fajitas, -2 for Chiles fajitas. You are clearly not from the Southwest/Texas.

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Re: What's the best snack to eat during the break?

Postby balzern » Fri Jun 04, 2010 3:42 pm

Brains.

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Re: What's the best snack to eat during the break?

Postby RonArtest » Fri Jun 04, 2010 3:44 pm

Baby dear fetus.

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Re: What's the best snack to eat during the break?

Postby romothesavior » Fri Jun 04, 2010 3:45 pm

Tautology wrote:
romothesavior wrote:
iwanta170 wrote:What food will help the brain the most during the break? Are almonds or maybe a banana a good choice? I've heard some people suggest protein bars but when I went to the store to get some, they were all packed with sugar so I decided not to get any


Fajitas from Chile's. Mmmmm... Fajitas....


+1 for fajitas, -2 for Chiles fajitas. You are clearly not from the Southwest/Texas.


Yes this is true... Chile's is about the best we can do.

And +5 for brains. Eat the brains of the Asian kid sitting next to you, Hannibal Lecter style. Remove skull, cut out brain, sear in a pan, and enjoy!

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Re: What's the best snack to eat during the break?

Postby sumus romani » Fri Jun 04, 2010 3:46 pm

shoop wrote:
iwanta170 wrote:What food will help the brain the most during the break? Are almonds or maybe a banana a good choice? I've heard some people suggest protein bars but when I went to the store to get some, they were all packed with sugar so I decided not to get any


Whatever you have been eating during the breaks in all the PTs you took under simulated test conditions. For me, that's a Clif Blueberry Crisp bar and a small sugar-free RedBull.



Surely, you are on crack. Everyone know that the best cliff bar is almond cranberry :D . I ate one during the break of my LSATs (practive and real) and it worked out well.

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Re: What's the best snack to eat during the break?

Postby balzern » Fri Jun 04, 2010 3:46 pm

romothesavior wrote:
Tautology wrote:
romothesavior wrote:
iwanta170 wrote:What food will help the brain the most during the break? Are almonds or maybe a banana a good choice? I've heard some people suggest protein bars but when I went to the store to get some, they were all packed with sugar so I decided not to get any


Fajitas from Chile's. Mmmmm... Fajitas....


+1 for fajitas, -2 for Chiles fajitas. You are clearly not from the Southwest/Texas.


Yes this is true... Chile's is about the best we can do.

And +5 for brains. Eat the brains of the Asian kid sitting next to you, Hannibal Lecter style. Remove skull, cut out brain, sear in a pan, and enjoy!



hahahahahahah

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Re: What's the best snack to eat during the break?

Postby goawaybee » Sat Jun 05, 2010 9:23 am

clif bars are the deal IMO.

white macadamia, blueberry crisp, peanut toffee buzz, mint choc. chip if you are into those. flavors for everyone. Granted I eat 2-3 day anyway but they have proven their worth 100's of times throughout these last few months.

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Re: What's the best snack to eat during the break?

Postby Dr. Strangelove » Sat Jun 05, 2010 9:27 am

I'm trying to decide between a Snickers bar and strawberries... believe it or not, I'm leaning towards the strawberries.

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Re: What's the best snack to eat during the break?

Postby Rudy » Sat Jun 05, 2010 10:12 am

Gotta go with energy bars. I have two cliff bars and a granola bar packed up. 40% of my day's protein? 37 grams of sugar? I won't even NEED to eat lunch or dinner.

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Re: What's the best snack to eat during the break?

Postby MoS » Sat Jun 05, 2010 10:37 am

I am not sure what the best snack is, but your answer book would be the worst snack.

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Re: What's the best snack to eat during the break?

Postby afa_brandon » Sat Jun 05, 2010 12:32 pm

i could be wrong (it happens on avg 8-9 times a pt), but i'm pretty certain it doesn't matter what you eat so much as what you don't eat. protein, etc, probably won't be metabolized and put to use before the end of the test. however, if you jam yourself full of sugar, you might just crash in the middle of section 5 (depending on your sugar tolerance, etc).

but anyway i think the "protein because your brain is a muscle" is bunk. your brain operates on carbs, not fat or protein.

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Re: What's the best snack to eat during the break?

Postby sluguy14 » Sat Jun 05, 2010 12:39 pm

afa_brandon wrote:i could be wrong (it happens on avg 8-9 times a pt), but i'm pretty certain it doesn't matter what you eat so much as what you don't eat. protein, etc, probably won't be metabolized and put to use before the end of the test. however, if you jam yourself full of sugar, you might just crash in the middle of section 5 (depending on your sugar tolerance, etc).

but anyway i think the "protein because your brain is a muscle" is bunk. your brain operates on carbs, not fat or protein.


For me, it's less a matter of using the nutrients from a snack and more about not feeling hungry during the test. A hearty, protein-packed snack is great for keeping away the hunger pangs.

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Re: What's the best snack to eat during the break?

Postby WWAD » Sat Jun 05, 2010 1:09 pm

PBJ!

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Re: What's the best snack to eat during the break?

Postby CourierTwelve » Sat Jun 05, 2010 1:15 pm

baby carrots, ftw.

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Re: What's the best snack to eat during the break?

Postby Cactus » Sat Jun 05, 2010 3:35 pm

Dr. Strangelove wrote:I'm trying to decide between a Snickers bar and strawberries... believe it or not, I'm leaning towards the strawberries.


You may want to consider nixing the strawberries and opting for the Snickers bar. Strawberries on an empty stomach, with their high amount of soluble dietary fiber and Vitamin C (which both act as natural laxatives), combined with their indigestible seeds (which act mechanically in the intestine), will set into a motion a gastrointestinal perfect storm, if you will, which will have you praying for a shitter five minutes into your last section.

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Re: What's the best snack to eat during the break?

Postby luckyduck » Sat Jun 05, 2010 4:05 pm

I used peanut m&ms. I wasn't at all hungry. My nerves and my headache got the best of me. But I forced my self to eat them while I paced in a courtyard. I really felt better after that. So, it may not matter what you eat but I'd advise trying to snack --even if you don't want too.




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