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Is corn bread a trigger?


#1

I have been doing well on the migraine diet at home making my own clean foods. I went out twice with my husband to eat and got a clean salad with salmon on top and no dressing. At both the restaurants I ate a lot of corn bread since I figured the fresh white rolls were off limits. I felt sick with the lightheadedness and nausea the next couple of days after that. I wonder if it had malted barley flour as an ingredient. Im totally confused over why the corn bread would have affected me like that. Anybody have a problem with corn?


#2

I would suspect the fish before the corn bread. Fish is typically high in tyramine unless you can get it straight from the sea. I typically stick to chicken and pork and cook it within a day after buying it at the store. I suspect ground beef is also high in tyramine because it typically contains scraps of meat that have been left in the open air longer (that’s my theory anyways). I also don’t typically eat leftovers >24 hours, although sometimes that’s impractical. Any bacteria that forms on the meat will create tyramine.


#3

For me the problem is starches in general. Anything that sets up a glucose/insulin response puts me in the danger zone.


#4

I’d suspect the restaurant lighting before the food, mainly because of the length of the time delay in symptoms kicking in. Helen


#5

Eating out is a big problem between the lights and the food. Never thought the fish could be a problem but I see it does now. Thanks for the explanation. I get fish every time we go out to eat but I will stick to chicken from now on and make my own fresh fish at home. And the corn bread was definitely too high in carbs! I couldn’t control myself and had 5 slices. frowning:


#6

Three different responses - three different triggers. Goes to show you how unique MAV presents in each of us.