The silly season has officially arrived and it's time to relax and enjoy some well-deserved rest. Getting stuck into the Christmas cheer this year? Take stock of these supplements that can be your helping hand when you've taken the party vibes too far.
Note: Though we don’t condone drinking to excess, we know it can happen sometimes. Please find the Australian government’s responsible drinking guidelines here. You’ll find general information on alcohol, what the drink standards are, how it can affect your health and how to reduce or quit.
Your mini saviour: Hangover Relief by Body Armour
This little bottle of goodness is your arsenal in the fight against hangovers. Hangover Relief by Body Armour contains ingredients traditionally used in Chinese medicine to assist with relieving symptoms of occasional hangovers, and is TGA-approved! Vegan-friendly and non-GMO, you’ll have a clean herbal formula that can help prevent you from having too many headaches the next day.
You need to take it before you go out for the best effects. Take 100ml (one bottle) at least an hour before you start drinking.
Feel clean and green: Ultimate Greens by b Raw
Get back into a daily nutrition routine, with Ultimate Greens by b Raw. This gentle formula of polyphenols, greens, an immunity blend and probiotics will gently guide you towards healthier choices again.
It can be hard to get the adequate serves of greens in every day - especially when you are feeling worse for wear! By adding in a scoop of Ultimate Greens by b Raw into water, juice or a smoothie, you'll have an easy way to make sure you're getting a healthy dose of antioxidants.
Get switched on again: Coffee Switch by Switch Nutrition
If you’re feeling a bit hazy, a good quality coffee can help kick your butt into gear (you may even be inspired to go do a workout and sweat it all out!). Coffee Switch by Switch Nutrition is a nootropic mushroom elixir, that can help give your brain a much needed boost after a night out. With mood and energy supporting ingredients, you'll be up and about again in no time.
Note: Coffee is a diuretic, and you must make sure to drink extra water to compensate, especially if you didn’t drink enough water the night before. Alcohol dehydrates you, which means you need to pay extra attention to your h2O!
Make a hangover smoothie: Lean Whey by Genetix Nutrition
You may not feel like a full meal, but a ‘hangover smoothie’ can do you wonders.
For example, you can combine a protein powder like Lean Whey by Genetix Nutrition with your choice of milk, bananas and honey. This mix will give you easily-digested carbohydrates for energy, and the electrolytes, vitamins and minerals to help you feel great again. Adding in a scoop of protein is an easy way to get your protein needs met, especially if you feel you can't stomach too many solid foods.
When you need a full reset: Gutright by ATP Science
Gutright by ATP Science is for those looking for a fresh kickstart to gut health! If you've been overdoing the boozy brunches lately, your digestive system might need some TLC. The ingredients in Gutright by ATP Science are purposely formulated to help give your system a reset. It works best when you combine it with the Gutright protocol - a 10 day 'modbiotic' diet that involves the avoiding complex sugars that ferment and feed the intestinal organisms that can give you digestive distress.