Migraine-trigger foods include the following:
- Foods that have tyramine in them, such as aged cheeses (like blue cheese or Parmesan), smoked fish, and Chianti wine.
- Alcohol, especially red wine.
- Caffeine, which is in coffee, tea, colas, and other sodas.
- Foods made with nitrates, such as pepperoni, hot dogs, and lunch meats.
- Dried fruits.