Nutrition in migraine
The diet of patients with migraine should contain a sufficient amount of nutrients, vitamins and minerals. Correctly will eat 3-4 times a day. The skipping of meals, hungry a long intervals can cause an attack. Contraindicated starvation. Avoid food excesses, don't overdo the salty, marinated, fatty and sweet food. Do not experiment with exotic foods, diets, this can trigger a headache. Portability of food in migraine depends on individual peculiarities of the organism. To more accurately make a diet, keep a food diary.
Eat a diet low in tyramine - organic substances from the group of biogenic amines. This substance is toxic, it has a vasoconstrictor effect, increases blood pressure, affects the processes of inhibition and excitation in the nervous system. Tyramine is formed from tryptophan - amino acid that is part of the protein molecules. It is present in perishable foods containing large amounts of protein (meat, offal, cheese). Many products can accumulate tyramine after prolonged storage or high temperature treatment.
What cannot and what can I eat migraine
Migraines avoid the following foods: fermented bean curd (tofu), soybean paste, fermented soybeans fruits, cheese, black beans, overripe beans, smoked, dried, salted fish and fish processed in other ways for long-term storage, spoiled food, including meat (fresh fish and meat safe), fish, meat broth, sausages, sauerkraut, kvass, beer yeast, ginseng, alcoholic beverages. Eliminate foods containing histamine (beer, red wine). Don't overuse drinks containing caffeine (Cola, coffee, tea). Avoid foods with monosodium glutamate. Contraindicated foods rich in copper include chocolate, nuts, germ of wheat grains, clams.
Some products can be consumed provided that they are full of freshness. These include beets, fresh anchovies, sweet corn, cucumbers, figs, tomato juice, raisins, eggs, cream cheese, cheese, sweet cheese. With migraines healthy foods that contain more amounts of unsaturated fatty acids: marine fish, Flaxseed, olive, soybean, Flaxseed, corn oil. Required products containing large amounts of magnesium: unpolished (brown) rice, seaweed, dried fruits, wheat bran, bananas. To reduce the level of histamine in the blood will help buckwheat, oat groats, poultry. They contain Pantothenic acid. It is necessary to include in the diet of vitamins of group In which sources are grains (oatmeal and buckwheat), green vegetables. Useful and folic acid, much of it is contained in the pumpkin, banana, dates, celery, cabbage and broccoli.