The search criteria identified 75 online forums, 32 were excluded [diet not ketogenic , diabetes , not online forum , URL defunct , not English , anabolic steroid use ]. Hence, 43 online forums each with a thread starter on the topic of keto flu/induction/adaptation were included in the analysis.
However, to play it safe, you should work with a dietitian to come up with a well-rounded keto meal plan to avoid nutrition deficiencies. Although fat is the centerpiece of any keto diet, that doesn't mean you should be subsisting on butter-topped steaks, says Kristen Mancinelli, RD, author of The Ketogenic Diet. “A big misconception is that you should just put meat at the center of your plate and add more fat on top,” she says.