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"The Migraine Relief Plan"


Struggling with migraines, weather headaches, or sinus headaches? Author and certified health coach Stephanie Weaver stopped by with key tips from her new book, "The Migraine Relief Plan: An 8-Week Transition to Better Eating, Fewer Headaches, and Optimal Health."

Here are three easy swaps to get you started:

  • Instead of sweeting with sugar, use plant-based stevia. Sugar creates inflammation in the body, and an inflamed brain is ripe for triggering into a migraine.
  • Avoid eating soy products like tofu, edamame, soybean oil, or soy sauce. Soy is a powerful trigger for many people. Stephanie suggests a migraine-friendly bean like garbanzos.
  • Skip processed foods as much as possible, as they contain inflammatory oils, sugar, and high levels of sodium. Switch to whole foods and, when you have a craving for chips, make oven-baked fries using extra-virgin olive oil and sea salt.

You'll find 75 migraine-friendly recipes plus a 14-day meal plan and a complete lifestyle guide in "The Migraine Relief Plan."

*Meet Stephanie in person on Friday, April 21 at 10 AM at Bob's Red Mill Store, where she'll provide a recipe demonstration along with a book talk, signing, and Q&A (5000 SE International Way, Milwaukie, OR 97222).