Avoid the following Foods:
Vasodilators: Red wine,cheeses, liver, cured meats, and chocolate.
Foods that contain tyramine, octapamine, MSG and sodium nitrate:
Figs, yeast products, nuts, ice cream, eggs, syrup, most commercially baked goods, white sugar and most canned, preserved food.
The following foods have a history of never causing migraines:
Melons, brown rice, raw seed, pure fruit juices, cooked fruits, bran muffins, homemade vegetable soup, mixed vegetable juices, all cooked vegetables, good to eat: sweet potatoes and other tubers, asparagus, carrots, brussels sprouts and tomatoes (if not arthritic).
Magic relief for those who suffer from headaches:
place one heaping teaspoon of dry basil into a 8 oz of hot water for 10 minutes, then strain the liquid. When it gets cold add 2 tablespoons of a "Witch Hazel Tincture" for a little time put it together in the refrigerator (you can find this Tincture in the Pharmacy or Supermarket). Apply the solution moistening a thin cloth (cheese cloth or gauze, make sure it is 100% cotton) on the forehead and the temples and you have a relief that you can not believe.
Also Feverfew / Lavender compound by Herb Farm Therapeutic Manual. It is good for all kinds of headaches, taking frequently can diminish the frequency of migraines attacks or diminish their severity. Phone # (800) 348-4372 - www.herb-pharm.com.