|Almost Secret Hangover Cures
|Eating before or while you drink helps absorb the alcohol and slows the
rate of intoxication. The alcohol then doesn’t hit the bloodstream as quickly
and reduces the chances of a hangover. Your body absorbs alcohol
through the stomach lining so eating bread or starchy foods like pasta are
Your body has a difficult time dealing with multiple types of spirits so not
mixing lessens any possible hangover.
Beer is carbonated, which means it will cause your body to absorb its
alcohol more quickly than wine's. One solution: try lower carbonated, cask
Taking a multi-vitamin or B-complex before you drink might be effective.
Recent studies indicate that vitamin B 12 is particularly useful in helping the
body deal with a hangover.
You do get what you pay for. Order distilled beverages from the top shelf
and only drink quality beer. The better the beverage the less impurities
and congeners (by-products of alcohol metabolism) you body will have to
deal with. That in turn means fewer problems the next day.
Drink as much water as you can handle before you get to bed after an
evening of enjoying your favorite beer. Hydration is one key to fighting a
hangover. Gatorade or some V8 are also highly recommended.
Surprise cure #1 – eat pizza. The secret is in the sauce. Tomatoes
are high in vitamins B and C, primary antioxidants.
Surprise cure #2 – eat a banana for its potassium and a bowl of
fresh strawberries for its significant amount of lycopene, a strong