If you’re starting a Keto Diet you may be wondering, What Is The Keto Flu? It seems like everyone’s talking about it these days.
What Is The Keto Flu?
I’m here to help you figure out what this thing is and how to beat it!
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If you’re moving from a high-carbohydrate way of eating such as the Standard American Diet (SAD), your adjustment to keto might be somewhat challenging.
From Carb Burner -> Fat Burner
That’s because your body’s working overtime as you move from burning carbohydrates for fuel, to burning fat.
Transitioning To The Low-Carb Lifestyle
This is when the dreaded Keto Flu happens, and while it doesn’t happen to everyone, even moving from a low-carb lifestyle to high-fat can sometimes be downright uncomfortable.
What Causes The Keto Flu?
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Reduced blood sugar (glucose) and loss of fluid and minerals while adapting to using ketones as fuel. Consuming sufficient fluid and minerals can minimize these symptoms.
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What Are Symptoms Of Keto Flu?
While your body adapts to ketosis you may experience some uncomfortable, albeit temporary symptoms referred to as Keto Flu, including: headaches, brain fog, irritability, fatigue, dehydration, and constipation.
How Long Does Keto Flu Last?
Unfortunately, the Keto Flu can last from a few days to two weeks. However, there are lots of ways to lessen symptoms like hydration, electrolytes, and more.
Have You Had Keto Flu?
When you went on the Keto Diet did you get the Keto Flu? Do you have any questions for me about it? Leave a comment and let’s talk about low-carb high-fat (LCHF) living!