The question, does MSG cause headaches? is a controversial one. Some of you reading this right now may be thinking, "What? How can that be? MSG migraine can take me down hard." Others may be more ambivalent as they have not seen this food substance as a consistent trigger.
You know what used to really irk me? When people would say, “there is no science to support changing your diet to help reduce migraine.” It doesn’t bother me much anymore as I have experienced the powerful effect of diet for myself as well as witnessed countless examples of diet helping people get significantly better. As a licensed professional (registered dietitian), I pride myself on only using evidence-based approaches to help people, but there are few studies to point to and say “A-ha!” I’m bummed that I have no solid response to the demand, “show me the science!” but I don’t let it get to me anymore. There is no…