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    Question What cold/flu meds can you take

    Had a burning throat yesterday and have woke this morning feeling awful - bad head, sore ears, eyes, throat, tight chest etc etc. Does anyone know what cold flu tablets you can take that don't knock you out of ketosis?










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    If you are ill focus on getting better rather than the diet - I have norovirus atm and I can honestly say the last thing on my mind is the diet.

    I would suggest a small bit of protein when you are taking the tabs if you are that worried about being knocked out of ketosis but I can't see cold and flu meds being laden with carbs unless it is the sugary syrup version of the remedies.
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    Hopefully a slightly more realistic goal as I will be Exante for 20 days and Keto dieting for the rest




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    Thanks Fayfe, I've battled on through it and done without, might take a flu capsule later to help me during the night x










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    To 14st 13lbs - done 03/03/14
    Into size 16 Next jeans - done 15/04/14
    To 13st 13lbs - done
    To 13st 9lbs (move into class 1 obese on my spreadsheet) - done

    To 13st 3lbs (over half way to goal!) - 10/05/14
    To 12st 13lbs - done 15/05/14
    To 12st 12lbs (lowest weight in ?24? years) - done 18/05/14
    To 12st 7lbs (5 stone loss) - done 28/05/14
    To get to 12st 6lbs - done 02/06/14
    Into size 14 Next jeans - done 27/05/14
    To get to 11st 13lbs
    To get to 11st 6lbs (no longer obese - overweight)

    The Final Leg Restart 08/07/14 - 13st 6lb

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    I've been feeling the exact same as you Katie, feverish and fluey. I started looking around online and I found stuff about 'keto flu'. Is this a real thing? I'm reluctant to stay in ketosis if it's going to make me feel like this.

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    Hi Solo to be honest I think mine is just a common cold/cough, my granddaughter had it when she came to stay last weekend and she was just kind enough to share










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    Into the 16's - done 13/01/14
    To 15st 13lbs - done 08/02/14
    In size 18 Next jeans - done 23/02/14
    To 14st 13lbs - done 03/03/14
    Into size 16 Next jeans - done 15/04/14
    To 13st 13lbs - done
    To 13st 9lbs (move into class 1 obese on my spreadsheet) - done

    To 13st 3lbs (over half way to goal!) - 10/05/14
    To 12st 13lbs - done 15/05/14
    To 12st 12lbs (lowest weight in ?24? years) - done 18/05/14
    To 12st 7lbs (5 stone loss) - done 28/05/14
    To get to 12st 6lbs - done 02/06/14
    Into size 14 Next jeans - done 27/05/14
    To get to 11st 13lbs
    To get to 11st 6lbs (no longer obese - overweight)

    The Final Leg Restart 08/07/14 - 13st 6lb

    Week 1 -13lb
    Week 2 - 4lb
    Week 3
    Week 4
    Week 5
    Week 6
    Week 7
    Week 8
    Week 9










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