Pre-Game Smart: What To Eat Before You Drink

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Pre-Game Smart: What To Eat Before You Drink

Pick the right foods and drinks before you booze and you won’t wake up feeling half-dead the next day.

Summer's not over yet, and there's still plenty of time to get in a fun night out. Before you order that pitcher of margaritas or line up those tequila shots, there are a few things you need to do to ensure you actually make it to work tomorrow (and can function on a relatively human level.) That's right, it's all fun and games until you wake up the next day dehydrated and cranky, wishing you had opted out of that last cerveza (or four.) 

So, we spoke to nutrition and wellness experts to get six tips to help you prevent a nasty hangover from the get-go. The really good news: they all involve food and drinks (no, not that kind—yet!) Pre-game the smart way with these strategies. But if things get really out of hand, even these preparations won't save you—so follow these steps to speed up your recovery the next day.

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