Your Knock-out-the-migraine Grocery List…

By on May 23, 2013

MIGRAINES……ugh. Just the word sends me into a tizzy!!

If you have them, you know that there are certain foods that trigger those horrible headaches. You know, so now let’s look at the flip side.

THIS is a list of foods that have high levels of nutrients such as, riboflavin, magnesium, and omega-3 fats, so we can knock out those nasty migraines!

FRUIT

  • apples (green and yellow, not red)
  • berries
  • cantaloupe
  • cherries
  • cranberries
  • honeydew
  • mangoes
  • nectarines
  • peaches
  • pears (brown and green only, not red)
  • watermelon

VEGETABLES

  • artichoke (fresh, not canned)
  • asparagus
  • beets
  • beans, starchy (black cannellini, garbanzo, kidney and white)
  • bell peppers
  • broccoli
  • broccoli raab
  • brussel sprouts
  • carrots
  • cauliflower
  • celery
  • corn
  • cucumbers
  • dark leafy greens
  • lettuce
  • mushrooms
  • potatoes
  • pumpkin
  • rhubarb
  • spinach
  • squash, summer
  • squash, winter (acorn and butternut)
  • turnips
  • zucchini

LEAN PROTEINS

  • fresh beef (organic, grass fed lean cuts)
  • fresh chicken (organic, free range)
  • eggs (organic, free range)
  • fresh turkey (organic, free range)

NUTS AND SEEDS

  • chia seeds
  • flaxseeds
  • pumpkin seeds (raw)
  • sunflower seeds (raw)

WHOLE GRAINS

  • amaranth
  • bulgur
  • cereal, whole grain
  • bread, whole grain
  • crackers, whole grain (no MSG)
  • millet
  • oats
  • pasta, whole grain
  • popcorn, air-pooped
  • quinoa
  • rice, brown and wild

Some of these foods might be a trigger for YOU. Keep a food  diary and try a one month long elimination diet by eating foods from this list. Slowly introduce potential trigger foods one at a time so you can determine which foods to avoid.

 

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Your Knock-out-the-migraine Grocery List…