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Need Help After A Big Night out? Here Are 20+ Best and Worst Food To Cure Hangover!

Need Help After A Big Night out? Here Are 20+ Best and Worst Food To Cure Hangover!

No one likes a miserable morning after having a couple of drinks the previous night. The effects of overindulgence could be discomforting. However science has come to our aid again since there are certain foods that can make you feel better and cure your hangover. Here are 20+ best and worst food to cure hangover.

Chicken noodles soup

    You may not have heard this but a good cup of noodles can restock the water and sodium levels in the body. Of course chicken would give the liver a much-needed boost since it contains cysteine.

    Nuts

      Nuts like walnuts and almonds could slow the absorption of alcohol and stop a hangover , they do have fats and protein that could keep those nasty next morning symptoms of a hangover at bay.

      Cucumbers

        When you munch on cucumbers, you are eating what is filled with sodium, a hangover-fighting electrolyte that could reduce the effect of alcohol.

        Oats

          Oatmeal has relevant nutrients like iron, magnesium and calcium. All these add to the neutralizing power of oats against a hangover. Oats raise your blood sugar levels and offer you an instant energy boost.

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          Miso soup

            A Japanese food like traditional chicken noodle could be a great remedy for your hangover as it both restocks your sodium levels and rehydrates you.

            Eggs

              Eggs has cysteine and taurine, amino acids that boosts liver function and breaks down the yucky headache-causing chemical after the liver breaks down ethanol.

              Soy protein shake

                This meal breaks down the toxins left behind by alcohol since it has Cysteine in it.

                Bananas

                  Bananas have vitamin B6 and are rich in potassium. During urination, potassium is lost, however eating bananas help you retain this lost mineral.

                  Crackers

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                    Ignore those crackers that are loaded with preservatives, however crackers can raise blood sugar and increase your energy level after a hangover.

                    Water-melon

                      Not only does this hydrate you, watermelon boost blood circulation. Watermelon is loaded with L-citruline, magnesium and potassium which detoxes the liver and helps you regain energy.

                      Blueberries

                        When your immune system is compromised, blueberries have the ability to boost the immune system and make you feel a lot better after a hangover.

                        Spinach

                          The character Popeye must have reasons for taking these vegetables to gain strength. Popeye has sulfur, vitamin C and sulfur to ward off symptoms from hangover.

                          Tomatoes

                            The juice in tomatoes makes it rich in vitamin C and glutathione as well which counteracts the toxins in your body when you have a hangover.

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                            Gherkins

                              Gherkins are rich in minerals and nutrients like manganese, iron, potassium and calcium. You can get over a hangover by replenishing the depleted minerals in the body eating a few gherkins.

                              Wholegrain bread

                                Wholegrains possess the vitamins to help detoxify and allow the liver heal your body.

                                Beans

                                  Beans is a source of folic acid and fibre, this added to its protein would help the body recover from a hangover.

                                  Asparagus

                                    Popular amongst models and celebs for flattening the tummy, this food would stop your drink-induced coma because of its antioxidant and amino acid.

                                    Apple

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                                      The antioxidants, fruits, minerals and sugar like magnesium that is contained in apple helps your body go through its natural detoxification process. Apples help fix a hangover on an empty stomach.

                                      Carrot

                                        Carrot is another fruit with detoxifying vitamins and minerals that could cure your hangover.

                                        Mushrooms

                                          Mushrooms have a hangover-curing action that could enable you with the vitamins and liver you need in the detoxifying process. Mushrooms have selenium in it which has antioxidant abilities.

                                          Like in every transaction buying these products will certainly give you a worth for your money when you have to deal with a hangover.

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                                          Last Updated on June 20, 2019

                                          Science Says Guitar Players’ Brains Are Different From Others’

                                          Science Says Guitar Players’ Brains Are Different From Others’

                                          There’s nothing quite like picking up a guitar and strumming out some chords. Listening to someone playing the guitar can be mesmerising, it can evoke emotion and a good guitar riff can bring out the best of a song. Many guitar players find a soothing, meditative quality to playing, along with the essence of creating music or busting out an acoustic version of their favourite song. But how does playing the guitar affect the brain?

                                          More and more scientific studies have been looking into how people who play the guitar have different brain functions compared to those who don’t. What they found was quite astonishing and backed up what many guitarists may instinctively know deep down.

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                                          Guitar Players’ Brains Can Synchronise

                                          You didn’t read that wrong! Yes, a 2012 study[1] was conducted in Berlin that looked at the brains of guitar players. The researchers took 12 pairs of players and got them to play the same piece of music while having their brains scanned.

                                          During the experiment, they found something extraordinary happening to each pair of participants – their brains were synchronising with each other. So what does this mean? Well, the neural networks found in the areas of the brain associated with social cognition and music production were most activated when the participants were playing their instruments. In other words, their ability to connect with each other while playing music was exceptionally strong.

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                                          Guitar Players Have a Higher Intuition

                                          Intuition is described as “the ability to understand something instinctively, without the need for conscious reasoning” and this is exactly what’s happening when two people are playing the guitar together.

                                          The ability to synchronise their brains with each other, stems from this developed intuitive talent indicating that guitar players have a definite spiritual dexterity to them. Not only do their brains synchronise with another player, but they can also even anticipate what is to come before and after a set of chords without consciously knowing. This explains witnessing a certain ‘chemistry’ between players in a band and why many bands include brothers who may have an even stronger connection.

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                                          This phenomenon is actually thought to be down to the way guitarists learn how to play – while many musicians learn through reading sheet music, guitar players learn more from listening to others play and feeling their way through the chords. This also shows guitarists have exceptional improvisational skills[2] and quick thinking.

                                          Guitar Players Use More of Their Creative, Unconscious Brain

                                          The same study carried out a different experiment, this time while solo guitarists were shredding. They found that experienced guitar players were found to deactivate the conscious part of their brain extremely easily meaning they were able to activate the unconscious, creative and less practical way of thinking more efficiently.

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                                          This particular area of the brain – the right temporoparietal junction – typically deactivates with ‘long term goal orientation’ in order to stop distractions to get goals accomplished. This was in contrast to the non-guitarists who were unable to shut off the conscious part of their brain which meant they were consciously thinking more about what they were playing.

                                          This isn’t to say that this unconscious way of playing can’t be learnt. Since the brain’s plasticity allows new connections to be made depending on repeated practice, the guitar player’s brain can be developed over time but it’s something about playing the guitar in particular that allows this magic to happen.

                                          Conclusion

                                          While we all know musicians have very quick and creative brains, it seems guitar players have that extra special something. Call it heightened intuition or even a spiritual element – either way, it’s proven that guitarists are an exceptional breed unto themselves!

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