Here are 2 Margherita pizzas, prepared by 2 very popular Pizza restaurant chains.
How many ingredients with common migraine risk factors would they have?
Usual suspects first: wheat and cheese. Less obvious, tomato and oregano. 4. Is that all?
Well, out of 32 to 37 ingredients, 15 ingredients contain migraine risk factors in each pizza: 12 are common, 3 are individual.
These 3 specific ingredients result in 2 more common risk factors in one of the pizzas. This could make a significant difference if you are sensitive to capsaicin or corn allergens!
Restaurant A's Margherita pizza is made of a total of 37 ingredients. Out of these, 15 ingredients contain a total of 13 migraine risk factors: histamine, tyramine, free glutamic acid, PEA, tannins, nitrites, garlic, omega 6, salt, sulfites, gluten, fructose, casein.
There are 32 ingredients in Restaurant B's Margherita pizza. 15 of these ingredients contain a total of 15 migraine risk factors: histamine, tyramine, free glutamic acid, capsaicin, PEA, tannins, nitrites, garlic, omega 6, salt, sulfites, gluten, corn allergens, fructose, casein.