Three steps to sober:

Di­eti­tian Karen Fry gives her steps for go­ing from hun­gover to hu­man

Townsville Bulletin - - The Good Life -

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Wa­ter.

And plenty of it. Al­co­hol is a di­uretic and ef­fec­tively de­hy­drates ev­ery cell in your body. Drink­ing wa­ter be­fore go­ing to sleep helps pre­vent de­hy­dra­tion, and speeds up the flush­ing of al­co­hol from the body. Drink­ing wa­ter be­tween drinks also helps.

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B group vi­ta­mins

es­pe­cially thi­amin. Thi­amin is found in whole grains (such as wholegrain break­fast ce­re­als, grainy bread), all kinds of nuts and yeast ex­tracts (like Vegemite). So, in­stead of a ham­burger and hot chips the morn­ing af­ter, have a bowl of muesli or a slice of grainy bread with some peanut paste.

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Phy­to­chem­i­cals.

Th­ese are the nu­tri­ents found in plant foods and in­clude com­pounds that must be present for detox to hap­pen ef­fec­tively, as well as an­tiox­i­dants (which your body will need af­ter a bout of heavy drink­ing). If you can’t stom­ach a big bowl of fresh fruit and a large serve of salad or cooked ve­g­ies, drink a few glasses of freshly squeezed juice through the day.

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