Although the list of migraine triggers is long, there are some nutrients that can help relieve or prevent migraines. Check out these four migraine-relieving nutrients and a dinner recipe that includes all four!
1.) Magnesium: migraineurs have showed magnesium deficiency or low levels during attacks.
Magnesium rich foods: dark, leafy greens like spinach, kale, avocados, bananas
2.) Omega 3’s: help reduce inflammation during migraine attack
Omega 3-rich foods: flaxseed, chia seeds, fatty fish like salmon and mackeral, olive oil
3.) Riboflavin (vitamin B2): has shown to decrease occurrence of migraines
Riboflavin-rich foods: lean red meat, fortified cereals or breads (whole grain is best!), mushrooms and spinach
4.) Water: rehydrates the body and mind
Food with high water content: butter lettuce, celery, zucchini, radish, melons grapefruit, strawberries