Flu is an illness that spreads from person to person due to a common virus. Flu spreads by droplets made when people with flu cough, talk, and sneeze. These droplets can land in the mouths, and noses, or may be inhaled into the lungs. Symptoms of flu include:
Everybody gets the flu regardless of their age but what should you do when you are on the HCG diet? Note that some flu medications are not permissible on the HCG diet as most of them interfere with the efficacy of the hormone.
If you have the flu, it is important to take care of your body and prioritize rest and recovery. While continuing with the HCG diet may seem like a good idea to maintain your weight loss progress, it may not be the best choice for your health.
During the flu, your body requires energy to fight off the virus and recover. Following a restrictive diet like the HCG diet can be challenging when you are feeling weak and fatigued. Moreover, consuming only 500-800 calories per day on the HCG diet may not provide enough nutrients to support your immune system, which is crucial during an illness.
It is recommended to pause the HCG diet if you have the flu and focus on nourishing your body with nutrient-dense foods to support your recovery. Once you have fully recovered, you can resume the HCG diet if you choose to do so. Remember, your health should always come first.
Flu is a common illness that can affect anyone, regardless of age. It is crucial to take care of your body and prioritize rest and recovery when you have the flu.
If you are on the HCG diet, it is recommended to pause the diet and focus on nourishing your body with nutrient-dense foods to support your immune system. While some flu medications are not permissible on the HCG diet, there are natural remedies you can use to alleviate your symptoms, such as oregano tea, ginger tea, and gargling salt water.
Additionally, getting exposure to sunlight and running a humidifier can help ease your symptoms. By following these tips, you can take care of your body while dealing with the flu on the HCG diet. Remember, your health should always come first.