1. Mineral water
The more water you drink the morning after the better because it washes out toxins. Mineral water restores the salt-water balance in your system.
Just make sure to let the bubbles bubbles out and take in three half-glasses a day. In Russia people traditionally go for Borjomi — a brand of naturally carbonated mineral water from springs of the Borjomi Gorge in central Georgia.
Doctors say that liquid vitamins are a real Godsend for a booze-irritated stomach, but drinking vegetable juices is still the best way to go because, in addition to vitamins, it fills you up with vitally important minerals.
3. Cabbage brine
4. Green tea with honey
With its ideal combination of fructose, potassium and magnesium honey is one of the best means of fighting a hangover. As for green tea, it is full of antioxidants, which flush out health-threatening toxins.
A cup of tea with rosemary will normalize your vegetative system and chamomile-and-mint tea will make your stomach feel better.
5. Ayran, yogurt
Fermented milk products are a perfect means of “pacifying” an irritated stomach suffering from the culinary excesses of the previous night.
In Turkey yogurt is considered the best means of easing a hangover.
6. Banana cocktail
Take two bananas, a cup of milk and two teaspoons of honey, mix it in a blender and slowly take it down. A tried-and-true British recipe. Milk is an excellent absorbent, honey is pure glucose and a banana is full of “fast” carbohydrates.
7. Hash, meat or chicken jelly
8. Cold vegetable and meat soup
A mix of yesterday’s leftovers: chopped fresh or pickled cucumbers, boiled veal and beef and a several olives. Pour over some brine and voila! – a delicious soup that will quickly make up for the loss of liquids, which causes a headache, and potassium, magnesium and sodium.
And how about this for sobering science: "moderate drinking" by a man is defined as two drinks a day. Over five in one sitting is considered "heavy drinking." So think before you order that extra round.
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