The ketogenic diet is well-known to increase energy, improve concentration levels, and stabilize mood. Unfortunately, many people experience the opposite effects when first switching to a ketogenic diet. They feel exhausted, suffer from headaches, and are irritable. They go through the so-called keto flu.
In the last few years, both the Ketogenic and low carb diets have come under a lot of scrutiny for supposedly trashing your thyroid; resulting in symptoms such as fatigue, sleep issues, and stalling weight loss. Is the solution to dive into a stack of carbohydrate-rich sweet potato pancakes?
Not necessarily – Let’s separate fact from fiction.