Foods Most Likely to Trigger a Migraine Headache
Apple, banana, grapes, melon, peach, strawberries, avocado, citrus fruits, pineapple, raspberry, red plum
Carrots, corn, onion, tomato, potato, cabbage, eggplant, pickles, spinach
Black eyed peas, peanuts, pinto beans, soy, broad beans
Oats, rice, rye, wheat
Beef, cheese, chicken, cow’s milk, egg, fish, goat’s milk, pork, wieners
Aged Meats, canned or smoked fish, cheese, chicken or beef liver, dry pork & beef sausage, egg white, pickled herring, sour cream
Coffee, tea, wine (esp. red), beer, and other types of alcohol
Cane sugar, chocolate
Benzoic acid, MSG, tartrazine
Fried foods, garlic, yeast and yeast extracts, fermented foods, Marmite, sauerkraut, soy sauce, vinegar
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