The ketogenic diet has been hailed by a generation of savvy health and fitness enthusiasts – and for good reason. After all, the high-fat, low-carb diet’s ability to torch body fat, tackle type-2 diabetes and improve brain health is legendary.

It’s not plain sailing, though: the keto diet is hard work. And it can be even harder when keto flu strikes.

In this article, we’ll run you through the common side effects of the ketogenic diet, including those typically associated with the dreaded keto flu.

While not strictly a flu, these symptoms can quickly drain your enthusiasm for continuing with the keto diet. Although they’re only temporary, it’s good to know how to deal with them as and when keto flu rears its head.

Read on to find out about the symptoms to watch out for, as well as the effective fixes you can deploy.