15 (Solid) Foods to Cure Hangover

You woke up with your head exploding, feeling like you ate an umbrella, stinking of sweat and alcohol. You were warned that drinking whiskey after those beers was not a good idea. Today you are sure of it, and the hangover came with everything to prove it.

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New Year's Eve, Carnival, the end of the year party at the company, a place with friends, and in the excitement you drink too much of what you should. Today is that day when you make promises that this is the last time this will happen. But deep down you know they won't last long.

To ease the side effects, detox your liver, and bring you back to life, check out which foods help you cure your hangover!

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According to the Official College of Dieticians-Nutritionists of Navarra, tuna is rich in alpha-ketoglutarate, an enzyme that helps minimize hangover symptoms and is also a vasodilator, favoring blood supply to the tissues, providing oxygen, and eliminating toxins.

You can eat the tuna in butter or get the canned tuna and make a sandwich, as the bread helps with the carbohydrate replenishment, providing energy for you to live on a hangover day.


The peculiar-tasting vegetable can save your post-drinking day! According to a study from South Korea's Jeju National University, asparagus has amino acids and minerals that relieve hangovers and protect liver cells against alcohol toxins. In addition, the vegetable has antifungal, diuretic, and anti-inflammatory properties to relieve your headache!

To make it more enjoyable, the solution is to make it in the frying pan with a spoonful of olive oil (or butter), and a little salt. To go with it, rice, which is a good source of carbohydrates.


When we drink, potassium is one of the most eliminated minerals. Eating foods rich in it helps to replenish it, an item that aids the nervous system and muscles.


A medium potato boiled in its skin has about 296 milligrams of potassium (more than double that of a banana), and this mineral is very good for curing headaches.


Broccoli is rich in cysteine, an amino acid that is responsible for eliminating much of the acetaldehyde (alcohol from drinking), and is responsible for speeding up the hangover healing process.


Toast is high in starch, a compound that helps relieve stomach sickness, and also helps regulate blood sugar levels.


One of the causes of hangovers is the dehydration that excessive alcohol consumption causes, and to combat this, watermelon offers a lot of hydration, besides having minerals such as magnesium and potassium.


One of the symptoms of a hangover is a headache. To combat this problem, try spinach, a leaf rich in riboflavin, a type of B vitamin that can prevent migraines.


When we drink, we also lose a lot of vitamins, minerals, and salt. If you have pickled pickles, it can help you. They are rich in vitamin A, iron, potassium, and calcium and manganese.

Saltines and Water Crackers

Simple and functional, the famous salt and water crackers help you if you are having trouble digesting.


Tomatoes are rich in lycopene, an antioxidant that reduces inflammation in the body. They also have fructose and vitamin C, which help the liver digest alcohol.

You can eat it raw, with olive oil and salt, or make a tomato juice to improve the feeling of the morning hangover.


Mushrooms are rich in selenium, antioxidants and vitamin B. They help the liver in the detoxification process. Just don't make that magic tea!


Starting the day hung over with eggs is a great idea. Among their many benefits is the fact that they come packed with B vitamins: B2, B6, B12...

To give you an idea, B6, in particular, plays an essential role in our recovery. And, as if that weren't enough, eggs are rich in cysteine, an amino acid that is effective against toxins.


Bacon solves many problems, including binge drinking. According to a study by Newcastle University (UK), bacon contributes protein, which breaks down into amino acids and makes us feel better.

If you combine this with eggs and bread, you have a breakfast of champions against hangovers!

Fatty foods (junkie food)

Fatty foods help coat your stomach from the harmful effects of alcohol, making it harder for your body to absorb it. If you can't line your belly before drinking, you can end the night by slamming down a good burger and fries or pizza.

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