When I eat fruit I seem to get brain fog even when I eat low sugar fruits like berries and apples. I do have adrenal fatigue so that might be why but I don't have this problem with bananas. I get mild brain fog when my veggies aren't well cooked so I'm wondering if I'll get brain fog with cooked fruits
asked byLauren_25 (71)
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on January 08, 2013
at 01:59 AM
I am 100% fruit-free. You don't need that sugar, imo. I highly doubt cooking would have any positive effect. I would guess a negative one, actually.
on June 18, 2013
at 10:54 PM
Most fruits are high in salicylates which some people are very intolerant to. Causing chronic fatigue brain fog hives etc etc google Failsafe foods
on January 22, 2013
at 03:13 AM
I don't think cooking them would do anything. Try eating them with some fat or protein and see if your body handles it better: berries with cream/greek yogurt, bananas with coconut milk and cinnamon, grapefruit and eggs or a handful of nuts. For what it's worth, I have a huge sweet tooth as well and since I cut out refined/added sugar, some fruit does make me shaky and foggy. Apples in particular do this; I love them, but the sugar hits me too quickly. I have great luck with bananas, grapefruit, and berries.
I don't think you should have to give up fruit if you don't want to, but how much are you eating a day? If it's more than one or two servings, that could be your problem. An extra apple easily pushes me over into sugar hangover territory if I've already had fruit that day, and esp. if I eat it by itself. I've experimented with cutting out fruit too and it didn't work for me (more likely to cave and eat actual sweets, drastically reduces the number of things I can eat/afford to buy), but maybe it would for you.