While Brain Fog might seem like a temporary occurrence, not being able to consistently think clearly can be debilitating. When persistent, a lack of concentration can lead to a serious problems in both the workplace and family life.
- Mental fatigue
- Inability to stay focused for an extended period of time
- Failure to understand typically simple subject matter
- Frequent confusion
Causes of Brain Fog
A lot of the time, stress, lack of sleep, or physical/mental inactivity can be to blame for persistent Brain Fog. However, it’s also possible that poor nutrition is the culprit.
How Food Intolerance Affects Brain Fog
As more and more research is being conducted on the relationship that diet has with human behavior, it’s clear that making healthy choices is important to lead a productive lifestyle.
It’s very easy to say that consuming healthy, nutrient-dense foods will lead to better mental and physical performance. But everyone’s body and digestive system reacts differently to different foods. For instance, even though salmon might be rich in omega fatty acids, if your body lacks the enzymes required to digest that food, then you’re just consuming calories without gaining all of the essential nutrients your body craves.
This maldigestion and malabsorption of nutrients is also known as a food intolerance. Taking a food intolerance test can help you diagnose and eliminate problem foods in your diet. Utilizing a simple finger-prick blood test, microarray technology can the difference between temporary and permanent food intolerances to identify the exact foods that your system is sensitive towards – all with just a few drops of blood.