HEADACHES

Healthy Food Guide (Australia) - - FEATURES -

Headaches are in­cred­i­bly com­mon — it’s thought that 15 per cent of us are tak­ing painkillers for a headache at any given time. It could be be­cause

you’re de­hy­drated, stressed or have bad pos­ture

Hor­monal changes, eye strain and si­nus prob­lems can also lead to headaches. But fre­quent or se­vere headaches can also be a sign that some­thing more se­ri­ous is hap­pen­ing, so make sure you see your doc­tor if you’re con­cerned. eat to beat It wIth

al­monds, av­o­cado and edamame

Th­ese foods de­liver a hit of mag­ne­sium, which helps to pre­vent the brain’s neu­rons from fall­ing into a spe­cific pat­tern that has been shown to in­crease the risk of headaches. As many as one in two Aus­tralians aren’t get­ting enough mag­ne­sium, so th­ese foods should form part of your diet.

The mag­ne­sium found in av­o­ca­dos helps re­duce the risk of headaches

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