Bacon Sandwiches Can Speed Up Hangover Recovery

British researchers found that eating concentrated doses of carbohydrates and protein after some "over indulgence" can speed up your metabolism and provide the amino acids needed to start feeling better. BLT for breakfast, anyone?

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Any amateur college biologist will suggest "heavy" or "greasy" food the morning after a long night out, as it "soaks up" the remaining alcohol in your system—or something like that, it's hard to remember. Newcastle University researchers suggest that age-old remedy is rooted in how the protein provided by bacon and other meats is broken down into amino acids, which in turn replenish the nerotransmitters depleted by a long night of drinking.

Something to keep in mind, then, for the long-term planning of a big night on the town. Any vegetarians in the crowd want to suggest a protein-rich and tasty alternative to a crispy strips and toasted bread? Bacon sandwich really does cure a hangover [Telegraph via Daring Fireball]


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    Beware the Swine Flu Virus.

    heres my tip: The next morning before eating anything, suck and chew on two lemons and swallow a few teaspoons of sugar.

    All the acid in them buggers will clean out your gut and the sugar will jump start your system.

    You will most likely throw it up "lemodade"... but you will feel like a newborn soon after... trust!

    Awwww, der! Everyone knows a bacon buttie and a coke speeds up hangover recovery. Poor vegetarians, no cure for you.

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