Here’s How to Prevent a Hangover

Hangovers are not much fun, but lots of us think that getting to that state can be lots of fun. (Image:  pixabay /  CC0 1.0)
Hangovers are not much fun, but lots of us think that getting to that state can be lots of fun. (Image: pixabay / CC0 1.0)

Hangovers are not much fun, but lots of us think that getting to that state can be lots of fun. Here’s some useful and simple ways to slow the effects of alcohol and recover quickly after a bender:

Watermelon accelerates the excretion of alcohol

Watermelon juice inhibits the absorption of alcohol reducing the amount of alcohol into the bloodstream. It also has a significant diuretic effect, and promotes faster excretion of alcohol.

Watermelon is a cooling summertime food but it is also a traditional Chinese medicine used to reduce body heat. (Image: pixabay / CC0 1.0) (Image: pixabay / CC0 1.0)

Watermelon juice inhibits the absorption of alcohol reducing the amount of alcohol into the bloodstream. (Image: pixabay / CC0 1.0)

Fresh grape juice combats nausea

Grapes are rich in tartaric acid that gives an ethanol interaction with alcohol to form esters, helping to prevent getting hungover. Eating grapes before drinking helps to prevent a hangover. Grapes are also a great liver medicine.

Bananas reduce alcohol in the blood

When you drink eat some bananas to increase blood glucose levels and reduce the proportion of alcohol in the blood to help prevent a hangover. Meanwhile, it can also eliminate palpitations, chest tightness, and other symptoms of too much alcohol.

Bananas will make a difference to your health. (Image: marker_photography via Pixabay/CC0 1.0 )

When you drink eat some bananas to increase blood glucose levels and reduce the proportion of alcohol in the blood to help prevent a hangover. (Image: marker_photography via Pixabay/CC0 1.0 )

General tips

  • Do not drink on an empty stomach, its best to eat foods rich in starch and protein such as pastries, bread, eggs, and milk as they can reduce the gastrointestinal absorption of alcohol.
  • To combat dizziness and nausea, mix some shredded cabbage with a small amount of sugar and vinegar and eat.
  • Drink three drinks cups of celery juice 5 minutes apart and dizziness will soon ease.
  • Moderation in all things especially alcohol consumption is the preferred option, but if you must drink, take care out there and take care of each other.

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