Thinking that I have something akin to celiac disease / leaky gut syndrome, and having no confirmation of it, I tried the low-IQ way of testing it: take out gluten and flour-wheat based carbs as much as possible.
So breakfast typically consists of one hash-brown (potato patty, 1, in the toaster)+ 2 eggs. Lunch is that Atkins-low-carb-Tubway wrap and supper is veggies+ 2 eggs.
Feeling very good so far. I still take some coffee for 'downers', but it is really optional, whereas before it was almost a pre-requisite. FYI, I took 2 coffees in 2 days, just to be at 100% mental speed for big meeetings. Meetings aside, I could have easily gone through my day without them - no important energy/mood swings.
Being rather budget crunched after the Christmas period, I am seeking alternatives to coffee to get through the cottonhead side-effect. I know Biotest has wonderful supplements, but I cannot afford them, specially if I need to be on a similar diet for months.
Only supplements I am taking is Vitamin C (about 1 gram per meal), Calcium+D3 (I also cut milk as much as possible, suspecting dairy allergies), 1 Centrum (sometimes 2, morning and before sleep) and MSM (1 per meal and 1each time I drink coffee).
Thanks in advance!