The Positive Effects of the Keto Diet on Muscle Building: A Comprehensive Overview

Authors

  • Professor Nikolaos Tzenios Charisma University
  • Mary Tazanios Charisma University
  • Mohamad Chahine Kursk State Medical University
  • Dr. Poh Omasyarifa Binti Jamal Kursk State Medical University

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.58676/sjmas.v1i4.27

Keywords:

keto diet, ketogenic diet, muscle building

Abstract

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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Published

2023-04-07

How to Cite

Tzenios, N., Tazanios, M., Chahine, M., & Binti Jamal, P. O. (2023). The Positive Effects of the Keto Diet on Muscle Building: A Comprehensive Overview. Special Journal of the Medical Academy and Other Life Sciences., 1(4). https://doi.org/10.58676/sjmas.v1i4.27

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