Researchers have found the strawberries can help protect the stomach from the effects of alcohol. This is highly important as it gives us hope of improved treatments of stomach ulcers.
Researchers were studying the mucous membrane, which contains special cells that produce acid and enzymes- helping the body to break down. It also excretes mucus; this protects the lining of the membrane from the acid.
Inflammation of the stomach membrane is related to alcohol consumption but can also be caused by viral infections or anti-inflammatory medication (like aspirin.)
Maurizio Battino, coordinator of the research group explained: ‘In these cases, the consumption of strawberries during or after pathology could lessen stomach mucous membrane damage. This study was not conceived as a way of mitigating the effects of getting drunk but rather as a way of discovering molecules in the stomach membrane that protect against the damaging effects of differing agents.’
If you’re looking to add a bit of punch to your diet or just want to add a little extra vitamins and minerals then why not have a look at adding some of these health drinks below:
2. Beetroot juice
Not a taste for everyone but it is exceptionally good for you, recent studies have suggested beetroot can help lower the risk of heart disease by lowering blood pressure, beetroot juice is also very good for a hangover and if you can’t stomach it on its own try mixing it with other fruit juices.
3. Berry drinks
Smoothies are an ideal way to get topped up with berries such as strawberry’s, which contain vitamin C and both blueberries and raspberries both of which contain lutein for healthy vision. It’s thought that darker berries are good for your skin because they contain antioxidants and anthocyanidins which strengthen the bond between the collagen fibres which strengthen our skin.
4. Coconut water
This is the drink many slim celebrities swear by but it has had a bit of bad press about its qualities recently however there are some facts which can’t be disputed. Coconut water contains more potassium, less sodium, and less sugar than most energy drinks plus and contains fibre which is good for energy boosts.
5. Pomegranate juice
There are quite a few health benefits in pomegranates; these include reducing stress levels; people who drank pomegranate juice regularly had significantly lower levels of the stress hormone in their saliva and they are also good for your heart.
6. Aloe Vera juice
It may not be the best tasting but it is one of the most effective juice drinks out there, aloe vera is rich in a range of nutrients, including vitamins, minerals, amino acids and other trace elements. It is also good at reducing inflammation as well as good for your skin, dental health and immune system.
With Love n care,
Dr. Pradeep Tripathi
For Team Green Yatra
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