10 Ways to a Healthy Holiday
Milk It For All It's Worth
To enjoy those cocktails without getting tipsy—and to avoid a queasy rendezvous with bad diner food in the early A.M.—eat or drink something before going out. Albers suggests a glass of 1 or 2 percent milk (almond milk works too). "It helps prevent dehydration and also neutralizes the acidity of the alcohol," says Albers. "What's more, the fat and protein in it slows the absorption of alcohol into your bloodstream."