The Positive Effects of the Keto Diet on Muscle Building: A Comprehensive Overview
Keywords:keto diet, ketogenic diet, muscle building
The ketogenic (keto) diet, characterized by high fat, moderate protein, and low carbohydrate intake, has gained popularity for its potential health benefits and weight loss effects. Its impact on muscle building, however, remains a subject of interest and debate. This review aims to examine the current literature on the keto diet's role in muscle growth, recovery, and performance. We discuss how ketosis-induced changes in fat oxidation, inflammation, and hormonal balance may contribute to muscle building. The evidence suggests that, under certain conditions, the keto diet can support muscle growth and improve recovery in athletes and fitness enthusiasts.
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