Personally, I used to be sick a lot when I ate a high carb diet ( healthy ). Since switching to a high fat, low carb diet, I feel a lot better, and may get sick once every 2-3 years.
I am always amused when someone states that what they are following is " healthy ", but they are sick. If it is healthy, then you will get sick LESS often.
Still, before you make any changes, I would suggest that you see your doctor, and make sure it isn't just something you could cure with antibiotics.
I would then suggest that you have a complete set of bloodwork done, and re-do it in 6 months, so that you know it actually is a healthy diet, as well as count how many days you don't feel well. If you don't feel good, and you bloodwork doesn't improve, then the diet isn't healthy, even if the AMA puts their stamp of approval on it.
Get results, not a feeling that it is " healthy ". Health is measurable. Some people that are on the " healthiest diets ", are very unhealthy. Don't think a diet is healthy, just because everyone says it is. That is how our nation got to be 70% overweight. If it is healthy, you will feel good for years at a time, and be at a proper weight, with excellent bloodwork.
If I had a car with a spoiler and a racy paint job on it, and you were buying it because I told you it was fast, wouldn't you want to take it up to top speed before you accepted my opinion that it was fast? If it topped out at 96 m.p.h., you would keep searching for a car that did 160, and buy that one. The same is true with diet. You can test them all, and see which one gets you to your goal. Goals vary, and that means your diet will too. If I wanted a fast car, I might buy a Corvette. If I wanted one that was comfortable, I would buy a Jaguar. These would meet my goals, meaning that I got the results I wanted.
So you need to ask yourself.. Is the goal to follow a " healthy " diet that has you feeling sick 3 times in 2 months, or is to be actually healthy, following whatever diet gets you there? You just may find out by testing, that your " healthy " diet isn't healthy at all.
"We can't solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them "
- Albert Einstein
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