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Foods to Fight the Pains of Alcohol Withdrawl

If you’re trying to stop drinking cold turkey, there are plenty of doctors and support groups ready to help. But what about those normal, every day moments and decisions you make without your support group? You can take even more control over your withdrawal with a simple, daily part of your life—your diet.

Avoid Blood Sugar Crashes

Due to the damage done on your liver, your body may struggle to metabolize sugar. To avoid blood sugar swings and mood swings, try these fruits, vegetables and whole grains that will that keep blood sugar steady :

Apricots

Avocado

Blackberries

Kiwi

Nectarines

Oranges

Raspberries

Artichoke

Asparagus

Broccoli

Cauliflower

Green Beans

Squash

Oatmeal

Bran

Whole Wheat pasta

 

Fight a Head Ache

Not your usual hang-over cup of coffee. Alcohol withdrawal can cause dehydration and blood vessel dilation, resulting in major headaches. A cup of coffee can help alleviate these symptoms.

Alcoholism can wreak havoc on your nerve cells. Vitamin B is crucial for nerve cell repair. Unfortunately most alcoholics are lacking in the beneficial Vitamin. Try these foods for a little fix-up:

Turkey

Tuna

Chili Peppers

Lentils

Bananas

Potatoes

Tempeh

Beef

Oats

Brazil Nuts

Avocados

 

 

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