These hangover remedies all have one thing in common, they are soups. These soups come from all over the world and are said to work wonders on a pounding head, nausea, and some serious dehydration. So you drank too much the night before? No worries, we got you covered-in broth.
- Miso soup replaces a lot of things our bodies need to feel better: water, sodium, and other nutrients depleted by the diuretic effects of the alcohol. Because it’s a fermented food that contains healthy bacteria, miso can also aid with digestion. Too much alcohol is known to disrupt the stomach’s lining and can often result in unpleasant digestive side effects.
- Pho is a Vietnamese broth and rice noodle soup, usually made by simmering beef bones, green onions and other spices. The traditional soup comes with tripe and tendons as well. The amazing thing about Pho is that while it is hydrating and nutritious, it is also very versatile. You can add various sauces and garnishes which customize the flavor to your liking. The broth can be as spicy or mild as you wish. All of this comes in handy depending on the severity of your hangover the next morning.
- Haejangguk in English, this Korean dish literally means “soup for the stomach.” Street vendors in Korea sell it out of carts, usually on weekend mornings. The ingredients vary, but cow bones and cow’s blood are mainstays, along with a collection of spices that would make most Westerners scream. But better a stinging tongue than a throbbing temple.
- Borscht Russians use borscht as a hangover cure. Hot borscht, the kind most popular in the majority of cultures, is a hearty soup. It is almost always made with a beef or pork broth. It usually contains heavy starchy vegetables including potatoes and beets, but may also contain carrots, peppers, and meat. Filling, good for you, and easy on the stomach this is a great hangover cure. It may be eaten as a meal in itself, but is usually eaten as an appetizer with dark rye bread.
- Chicken Noodle Soup. The well-known classic your mom used to give you when you had to stay home from school from, well, every sickness known to mankind. Chicken noodle soup replenishes nutrients, helps you sleep, and keeps you hydrated. Plus it doesn’t have all the weird stuff in it that some of the other soups on our list have. Although the spices in the dishes above are supposed to help you sweat out your hangover so maybe they have one up on chicken noodle.
Either way if you have a hangover and are looking for remedies than soup may be the best option for you; especially if you wake up and the thought of greasy bacon and eggs makes you sick to your stomach. Soup is easy on the stomach depending on the kind, is quick to make, and good for you. Hangover remedies: soups are definitely a great way to replenish, rehydrate, and rest. These are the three-must for a hangover.
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