The 10 Foods That Cure Hangovers (Slideshow)
March 12, 2014
Eat your way out of that pounding headache
According to a study released by The Annals of Internal Medicine, limited clinical studies have shown an increase in the vitamin B6 can help reduce the effects of alcohol toxicity. One of the foods highest in vitamin B6 is tuna fish.
Ginger, according to the University of Maryland Medical Center, can be used to reduce symptoms of nausea and indigestion, which are often associated with hangovers.
According to the Mayo Clinic, foods that are high in fructose, such as honey or fruits, can help your metabolize alcohol faster.
In addition to being high in fructose, oranges are high in vitamin C, which can also help strengthen your body’s immune system.
While studies testing globe artichoke extract as a curative for hangovers has been inconclusive so far, globe artichokes are a common home-remedy to combat the side-effects of too much drinking. Additionally, artichokes are known to combat nausea and other symptoms typically associated with hangovers.
Among their many other health benefits, eggs contain cysteine and vitamin B, which, according to certain studies, has reduced the negative effects of toxicity related to excessive drinking.
According to the peer reviewed site Hams Network, tomatoes are a traditional folk remedy for hangovers that are also high in vitamin A, C, beta-carotine, and lycopeine.
Bananas, like eggs and tuna, are high in vitamin B6, as well as potassium and magnesium, which have a variety of positive health benefits.
According to a recent study, the home remedy of asparagus for hangovers may indeed have some clinical data in support of its effectiveness.
It is important to continue consuming calories if you have a hangover, even if the nausea makes it difficult to do so. That’s why saltines are a common home-remedy for hangovers: they are a simple food that is easy to digest.