AF makes you prone to more infections gut disbiosys change inthe gut flora leaky gut...refrain from carbs change your flora a lot as also some good bacteria feeds on carbs while too much proteins feeds the other. BUT not only candida can give you this symptoms although is not excluded.
Chemical sensitivities can appear also in other types of infections although candida is not excluded: even hpilory chronic can give you leaky gut high level of inflammation and supertaxed liver that results in chemical senzitivities...
It would be interesting if you could see what was starting your AF. From my understanding candida is the end of a process started usually by something else.
I would add some more safe carbs like quinoa amaranth... And test
Are you trying probiotics?