The weekend is here! For some of you, it is a routine to meet up with friends, have one for the road, go clubbing or buy alcohol and drink from the house. After a good time, a hangover steps in and you are wondering what to eat.
Here are healthy foods that will cure the hangover, according to Health Line.
Alcohol is known to block the production of a hormone (anti-diuretic) which is used for absorbing water in the body. This leads to dehydration and the loss of potassium, sodium occurs. Bananas are rich in potassium and restore what the body lost.
Alcohol decreases the body stores of glutathione, a powerful antioxidant found in every cell in the body. Without it, your body will have a hard time breaking down the toxic products of alcohol. Eggs have a high level of cysteine that helps to breakdown, acetaldehyde which causes hangovers.
Eating watermelon will help cure dehydration because it has high water content. Drinking alcohol causes lack of blood flow to the brain and to increase it, watermelon is the remedy. This is because it contains a nutrient called L-Citrulline.
Drinking excessive alcohol can lead to a decrease in magnesium and nuts are enriched with magnesium, which will come to your rescue.
Alcohol is known to prevent the body from amino acids and can lead to amino acids deficiencies. Since meat is rich in proteins and breaks down the amino acids.
It contains nutrients like vitamin C, E, K, B-6, magnesium, and potassium. Too much alcohol leads to low potassium levels and to avoid being a hypokalemia victim, eat avocados. (Hypokalemia is a condition of low potassium levels).