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Have a Bite of Cactus to Get Rid of Hangover

by Medindia Content Team on  December 19, 2007 at 5:54 PM General Health News   - G J E 4
Have a Bite of Cactus to Get Rid of Hangover
Suffering from a hangover? Well, then just take a bite of sliced cactus.

A new study has revealed that eating the prickly plant before boozing prevents post-alcohol sickness and headaches.
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Researchers at the Tulane University, New Orleans say that the cactus' atypical carbohydrates obstruct the gut absorbing too many sugars.

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"Many of the health benefits of cactus are related to its water-retaining properties," The Sun quoted lead researcher Prof Tony Blake, as saying.

"It is a good source of vitamins A, B, C and K and contains many essential minerals," he added.



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