9 Weird Food Cures

Beat everything from hangovers to colds with the right organic foods.

By Emily Main

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Cure a hangover by eating asparagusEat asparagus, prevent a hangover.

The leaves and shoots of this super-veggie contain enzymes that break down alcohol after heavy drinking, preventing a hangover, and even eating it the day after can tame one that is already making you miserable, according to Korean scientists. The best way to prevent a hangover, of course, is to avoid overindulging. Munch on some stalks before you head out or during your bar visit, though, and not only will you get the beneficial enzymes but your stomach will be full of food, which slows down your body’s absorption of alcohol in the first place.

More: Grow Your Own Asparagus

Photo: Marcus Nilsson

 
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