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Checklist : Healthy nutrition for migraine

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Here is an easy checklist of healthy changes you can make to your diet that could help your migraine. Do this before you engage in any more complicated diet. 

<span style="font-weight: 400;">Caffeine is a natural stimulant most commonly found in tea, coffee and cacao plants.</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">It works by stimulating the brain and central nervous system, helping you to stay alert and preventing the onset of tiredness.</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">Acute treatment of headaches with caffeine is sometimes effective, but should be limited to not more than two days per week.</span><i><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></i><i><span style="font-weight: 400;">Reference</span></i><i><span style="font-weight: 400;"> : </span></i><i><span style="font-weight: 400;">https://americanmigrainefoundation.org/resource-library/caffeine-and-migraine/</span></i><i><span style="font-weight: 400;"> , July 2</span></i><i><span style="font-weight: 400;">th</span></i><i><span style="font-weight: 400;">, 2019</span></i>
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  • Stop drinking sodas
  • Do not skip meals
  • Have a healthy snack handy to avoid cravings (high in protein, low in sugar)
  • Avoid refined sugar and artificial sweeteners
  • Avoid processed food, eat more fresh food
  • Adopt a healthy mediterranean diet: more vegetables, whole grain, lean protein
  • If you want to take it one step further: 

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