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Table 1 Components of MIND diet

From: Associations between adherence to MIND diet and severity, duration and frequency of migraine headaches among migraine patients

Brain healthy foods
Green leafy vegetables Greens, lettuce
Other vegetables Cabbage, raw carrot, potato, peas or lima beans, green/red peppers, eggplant, onion, cucumber, tomatoes, tomato sauce
Berries Strawberries (strawberry, fresh berries)
Nuts Walnuts, almonds, peanuts, pistachios, hazelnuts
Whole grains Dark bread (Iranian)
Fish (not fried) Fish
Beans Beans, mung bean, peas, lentils, chickpea
Poultry (not fried) Chicken
Brain unhealthy foods
Butter, margarine Butter, margarine, animal fats
Cheese Cheese
Red meat and products Red meat, hamburger, sausages
Fast fried foods French fries, pizza
Pastries and sweets Biscuit, ice cream, cake, confections, cocoa, Gaz (an Iranian confectionery made of sugar, nuts and tamarisk), chocolate