According to The Royal Society of Chemistry, a spoonful of honey on toast is the ultimate hangover treatment.
The fructose that naturally occurs in honey helps the body to breakdown alcohol. Alcohol in the body is converted into acetaldehyde which causes the headache and nausea associated with hangovers.
Dr John Emsley, from the Society, said:
“The happiness comes from alcohol; the hangover comes from acetaldehyde. This is the toxic chemical into which alcohol is converted by the body, and it causes a throbbing headache, nausea, and maybe even vomiting.
“The hangover disappears as the acetaldehyde is slowly converted to less toxic chemicals.”
When the acetaldehyde is converted into acetic acid which is naturally burned by the body’s metabolic processes, you will feel better. Honey actively works to accelerate this process.
The potassium and sodium in bread also helps the body to recover.
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