A trip to Mexico is a great opportunity to taste some of the alcoholic beverages that the country is well known for. Aside from local craft beers there is tequila, mezcal and pulque to enjoy among the many drinks that you will encounter while at bars, restaurants and nightclubs. But as with all alcohol, there is a cost to their intake, especially if one overindulges. Hangovers are not enjoyable, but they can be managed. In today’s blog we will give you some tips on how to recover from the aftermath of alcohol intake so as to recover quickly and enjoy the rest of your stay with us at Gate48.
Water is the most obvious necessity for a body that is dehydrated, so make sure to purchase plenty of it. A 5 litre bottle from the local Oxxo will get you started and should be consumed thought the following day, especially during the summer heat which dehydrates your body quickly.
Coconut water is an even better choice, it’s a fresh drink that is easily found in the Riviera Maya, available in shops and fruterias that specialize in fruit beverages. If you want, you can purchase a coconut and extract the liquid yourself, although with a hangover you may be less enthused to undertake the effort. Coconut water’s nutrients, electrolytes and carbohydrates will provide energy, and is a better choice than a Gatorade or Powerade.
Eggs are not only a tasty breakfast meal which provides a much needed early source of protein, but they are also easy on your stomach, an important consideration when your stomach lining has been subjected to a few too many tequilas.They contain a compound called cysteine, that aids in the break down toxins, which allows you to recover more easily from your intake of beer and spirits. The yolk is a great source of fat-soluble vitamins and minerals
Smoothies can be made up of any number of tropical fruits, and are even better if they are made with something green, such as cucumber, spinach or lime. Put it in a blender and you will receive a solid dose of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. Plus they taste great too!
The best way to avoid a hangover of course is to refrain from alcohol intake all together, or to drink in moderation while drinking water throughout to stay hydrated. But if you do choose to have a few
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