Top 9 Hangover-Busting Foods

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After a long night out at a social event, one too many glasses of wine, or that extra shot you really should have avoided, you may be feeling the effects of a hangover. Mornings are hard enough, and waking up with a pounding headache certainly doesn’t help. You might be able to take some medicine to fight it or drink extra water to clear your head, but what do you do about your grumbling stomach? While there is no quick fix for a hangover or cure for the effect, you can try these top 9 hangover-busting foods to feel a little better.

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Coconut Water or Sports Drinks

Coconut water has 5 of the electrolytes found in human blood, so it can help restore your body to its pre-alcohol state. Sports drinks usually have 2 electrolytes so they do a similar job and will work if coconut water isn’t your style. Refilling on liquids will help you get your body rehydrated and start to flush out the toxins from alcohol.

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Bananas

The high potassium in this fruit can help restore another electrolyte that your body will be lacking after binge drinking. Mix one into a smoothie or eat it plain for a healthy boost that will give you some sugar, energy, and nutrition.

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Plain Crackers or Toast

If your stomach is swirling and you can’t settle it down, try eating a simple carb like toast or crackers. These are plain, bland, and can help raise your blood sugar levels without any funky flavors that will set off your stomach.

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