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4 Jan 19
I have been doing the 5:2 diet on and off, and because it seems to be working I really want to stick to it.
The only issue that I have is that I do get hypoglycemic if I don’t eat any sugars or carbs, or eat on a regular basis. I do not have diabetes, I just get hypoglycemic sometimes.
Would it be safe to eat a dextro energy if I feel it coming? Would that mess with my fast day?
Thanks for the help in advance!
20 Jan 19
It is difficult to answer that without knowing how many calories there are in a detox energy.
21 Jan 19
There are about 12 calories per tablet.
Hi Kizzy. I can’t comment on any other effects, but from the purely 5:2 point that should not make any difference. I am fluid only fasting today, but I permit myself some milk in tea or coffee, and there will be more calories in that milk
Can I ask how you know you are hypoglycaemic rather than hungry?
Good to know, I will try it out and see how it goes! Thanks for your help.
Mainly because I start shaking, get extremely dizzy and eventually faint if I don’t take any sugar within a certain time. I don’t have diabetes (touch wood), but somehow have had this one symptom since I was a teenager.
It sounds like sugar withdrawal and eating a dextrose tablet will eliminate the symptoms but not the cause.
I see from your profile that you have a lot of weight to lose.Maybe you should consider seeing your GP for a health check and a blood test and also think about changing what you eat every day to improve your diet.
You might also consider trying Michael Mosleys blood sugar diet for 8 weeks and then continuing with weight loss by following 5:2
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