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Minimize a Headache


Headaches are as common as the cold, and just as difficult to cure. A number of minerals and chemicals are behind that terrible throbbing. Here is a list of foods to include in your every day diet that will strengthen your body’s abilities to fight headaches.

 

Alleviate Tension

Calcium and Magnesium naturally alleviate muscle tension and relax blood vessels. Try these tasty tension-tamers:

Pumpkin Seeds

Spinach

Soy Beans

Low-Fat cottage Cheese

Low-Fat Milk

Low-Fat Yogurt

Orange Juice

Soy Milk

Cereal

Prevent Water Retention

Do you feel like someone is screwing bolts into your brain like Frankenstein? You could be retaining water, which can put pressure on the brain. Try these Potassium-potent foods to avoid water retention:

Papaya

Cantaloupe

Prunes

Bananas

Oranges

Pears

Sweet Potatoes

Avocado

Tomatoes

Asparagus

Relieve Stress

 Anti-stress. Doesn’t that sound like a magical word? But it is as real as an apple or an orange—foods that happen to be high in Vitamin C, which aids the production of anti-stress hormones. Foods high in Vitamin C are:

 Strawberries

Oranges

Grapefruit

Nectarines

Peaches

Mangos

Peppers

Brussels Sprouts

Broccoli

Tomato

Green Cabbage

Potatoes

 

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