migraine dietJoe Segen2016-12-26T18:24:29+00:00
Migraine diet is a popular term for any diet low in foods known to trigger headaches including migraines.
Such diets work better in theory than in practice. Diet is not a valid treatment for migraine.
Foods that trigger migraine attacks
Aged or strong cheese
Fatty or fried foods
Food dyes, additives
Pickled herring, chicken livers
Yoghurt, sour cream
Meat and vegetable extracts
Pork and seafood
Canned figs, broad beans, tomatoes
Caffeine-containing drinks (coffee, tea, all “cola” soft drinks)
Alcoholic drinks (red wine, beer)
Aspartame, nitrites, sulfites.
Per JG Millichap, Pediatric Neurologist, Children’s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Medical Center, Chicago