Last night, I ate a plaintain (cooked in coconut oil) after dinner for the first time ever. Afterwards, I had a SURGE of energy and happiness through my body. It was like the fog was lifted and I felt so happy. It was truly bizarre.
Could eating more carbs be the answer to curing my chronic brain fog? I have been relatively low carb, not really on purpose but just due to the nature of paleo eating (fruit maybe 1x/day, squash or sweet potato every other day, broccoli/carrots/other green veggies every day)
Any insight or similar experiences would be helpful!
background: I went gluten free over a year ago for bloating, brain fog, slow digestion-- it was clear I had an intolerance to it. I have since gone soy, sugar and dairy free and the past 2 months I have gone full paleo. Although my digestion is better (still a work in progress-- years of birth control and antibiotics really did a number on it!), my brain fog and overall unhappiness is just as bad as ever. I have attributed this to possible adrenal fatigue and have been working on getting more sleep and less stress, but it doesnt seem to help. I stopped taking my birth control, and am also taking Vit D, Fish Oil, Magnesium, Vit C and a Multivitamin and the fog will not lift! I am female, 5'6, 130lbs, workout 4-5x/week