Had one too many last night? We get it. While we’re not advocating excessive drinking, we understand that everyone can go a little overboard sometimes. Nothing says summer in Australia like a big boozy BBQ or ‘arvo drinks at the cricket, but sometimes that means waking up to a big fat headache and an unhappy stomach. It happens to the best of us, but it stops now.
The first thing you eat after a big night out can either cure your hangover entirely or make it a thousand times worse. As it turns out, some foods can soak up alcohol, while others contain nutrients and minerals that actually alleviate those morning after symptoms. Here are our top tips for pre, post and during-party meals that’ll help you feel a little less ‘bleh’.
Before you drink
So you know for next time, eating a well-balanced meal first can help you prep your body for a night of drinking (and lessen hangovers the next day!). You’re going to want carbs, fats and protein, which will help slow alcohol’s absorption into the blood stream. Give yourself a meal that’s full of vitamins and minerals before the alcohol comes along and depletes them, too. Our go-to: