Soothe your stomach after a hangover with these 7 foods

soothe your stomach after a hangover
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Most of us have had that one wild weekend of drinking where we feel like we can barely get out of bed in the morning because the hangover is just entirely too intense. You might be experiencing the worst headache of your life, feel like the room is spinning, and regret ever leaving your house the night before.

Knowing the right food to eat after a night of having one too many can help you make something out of your day instead of spending all of it in bed. Lucky for you (or better yet future hungover you), these seven foods are expertly proven to help soothe your stomach after a hangover.


Whether it’s in the form of an omelet, boiled egg, frittata, or quiche, eggs are a sure-fire way to help cure a hangover. They are a rich source of cysteine, which is an amino acid used by the body to produce glutathione. Glutathione is used to break down acetaldehyde – a toxic byproduct of alcohol. Eating eggs can help break down the alcohol in your body even quicker.


Ginger is known for its anti-nausea effects, meaning it’s the perfect food to eat when fighting a hangover. You can try boiling it to make a tea and adding a bit of honey and freshly squeezed lemon juice to relieve any feelings of nausea.

Chicken noodle soup

Chicken Noodle Soup is typically the go-to meal when people feel under the weather but, believe it or not, it can also nurse a hangover. Due to its high sodium content, it can help you rehydrate. It is also just the perfect comfort food.

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