View Full Version : Djokovic's tennis after his gluten free diet: more 'mental energy'

05-17-11, 04:07 PM
Not sure if I have the right forum. A story in The Wall Street Journal alleges that Novak Djokovic's new found dominance in tennis is at least partially due to his adoption of a gluten free diet which helps with mental energy and focus.
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I've found gluten to be somewhat associated with brain fog and irritability. I've also found very low carb diets, aka ketogenic diets, to be very good for calm and focus. I am not sure, but I wouldn't be surprised if Djokovic or other's gluten-free eating meant less carbs.

Anyone else care to share thoughts on gluten and/or carbohydrates and their impact on mental energy?