Get Headaches Or Migranes? Omit Sugar Substitutes!
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Researches now believe that certain foods can cause headaches & migranes. Omit sugar substitutes like asparatmen & chemical in processed meats which might increase blood flow to the brain causing a headache. Hot dogs and cured meats contain nitrates MSG is a calcium channel opener which constricts blood vessels, a primary cause of headaches. Other culprits are coffee, chocolate, dried fruit, smoked fish,blue cheese, brie, feta and Swiss cheese
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I've been drinking Diet Coke for a long time now and everytime I try to quit (which I'd love to do) I get severe migranes. Thinking it was the lack of caffiene I tried to substitute with coffee, tea, etc. but nothing seemed to ease the headache except Diet Coke. Anyone else with this problem?
I'm assuming it's what they put in it to substitute the sugar.
Put frozen strawberries in a bowl, and sprinkle with sugar substitute (I use Splenda), mix them them around in bowl until sugar substitute dissolves on strawberries, then lightly drizzle with chocolate syrup..... Delicious and a light snack! 211
One tablespoon of table sugar contains 46 calories. One tablespoon of honey has 64 calories. Though honey may have more calories, we actually need to use less of it since it is sweeter than table sugar. As a result you will consume less amounts of calories than you would with sugar.
Sugar lacks minerals and vitamins & draws upon the body's nutrients to be metabolized into the system. Honey does not contain any harmful chemicals & is entirely utilized by the digestive tract.
Substitute half the amount of honey per measurement of sugar. So, 2 teaspoons of sugar for tea would be 1 teaspoon of honey. Also, substitute when recipes call for sugar.
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