TODAY   |  October 09, 2013

Hung over? Sip a Sprite, study says

Researchers in China have declared Sprite as the best hangover cure. The lemon-lime soft drink affects the body’s exposure to a certain byproduct of metabolized alcohol that causes nausea.

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>> cure for a hangover contained in this green bottle?

>> yeah.

>> researchers in china say, yes, sprite is the beverage of choice when it comes to hangovers. they looked at 57 different beverages. feeling better now?

>> eliminates the rest of us trying it.

>> wow.

>> why did they say this is good?

>> apparently they say sprite works because it helps our body's exposure to an enzyme and i don't know why not 7-up.

>> did they say anything about pizza.

>> i think greasy pizza always works. i think bacon and eggs, definitely.

>> greasy food.

>> that's an old wives tell that sprite helps an upset stomach in general.

>> yeah.