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Can eating beans trigger migraine headaches?

Janet  Brill, PhD, RD
Nutrition & Dietetics
Some beans can trigger migraines in susceptible people - including fava, navy and garbanzo beans - which all contain tyramine, a known trigger for migraines. Watch nutritionist Janet Brill, PhD/RD, discuss this connection between beans and migraines.

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