It is common to hear people talk about experiencing flu-like symptoms during the beginning stages of a ketogenic diet. Some side effects include headaches, nausea, hot flashes and fatigue.
Because environmental toxins and estrogen are stored in fat, they get released into your bloodstream when you burn fat. What can you do about it? Drink lots of water to flush out those toxins. You can also speed up the elimination of the toxins with exercise and sweat. Increased sweating helps excrete these toxins through the largest detox organ in your body – your skin.
It is important to maintain electrolyte balance especially as you drink more water. Add himalayan salt to your water to assist in electrolyte replacement. Doctor’s Best has a high absorption Magnesium supplement that I personally recommend.