Lemon/Lime – High in vitamin C which increases the breakdown of alcohol
Ginger – Combats nausea
Banana, Kiwi and Spinach – Filled with potassium which is an electrolyte that gets depleted when drinking
Tomatoes: Contain fructose and vitamin C to give the liver a boost It also contains lycopene, an antioxidant that reduces inflammation in the body
Eggs – Full of amino acids like taurine (boosts liver function) and cysteine (helps the headache)
Bacon – Contains protein which breaks down into amino acids. b vitamins
Toast/Crackers – Contains bland carbohydrates which helps raise blood sugar but don’t upset the stomach
Cheese – Contains fat and protein
Porridge – Contains vitamin B, calcium, magnesium and iron these help to neutralises acids, and raises blood sugar
Coconut water – Contains five of the electrolytes found in human blood – most sports drinks only contain two
Coffee – Stimulant for fatigue BUT its a diarrhetic so lots of water before and after
Ginger tea – Reduce nasea and motion sickness
Peppermint tea – Eases stomach pain and decreases nausea
Cranberry juice – Flushes kidneys
Oxygen – Increases the rate that alcohol toxins are broken down
Exercise – Releases endorphins
Lie to yourself – Pretend you got more sleep than you did and you will feel better
Sleep – If you have the time
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Tin of Tomatoes
2 Slices of Bacon
1 slice Bread
- Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Put the spinach into a colander, then pour over a kettle of boiling water to wilt the leaves. Squeeze out excess water and put into an ovenproof dish.
- Add tomatoes to the dish with the spinach. Make a small well in the centre and crack in an egg. Bake for 12-15 mins or more depending on how you like your eggs.
- Fry bacon, cut into small pieces. Grate cheese. Sprinkle both on top of the dish and return to the oven until the cheese has melted.
- Enjoy with toast, if you like.