Foods that can increase stress levels in students include those that are high in fat, caffeine, sugar and refined carbohydrates
, which is the case with many types of convenience, processed
and fast foods. Examples
of stress-inducing foods are sodas, energy drinks, donuts, candy bars, processed snack foods, white bread, and French fries. A healthy diet that helps to reduce stress includes foods that are low in fat and high in fiber and complex carbohydrates.