Rachit Dua

Muscle mass and a Ketogenic diet

September, 2017
The Master Responds

A high fat, moderate protein and a low carb diet, also known as a Ketogenic diet needs no formal introduction in today’s day and age. The diet not only offers therapeutic benefits for diseases like cancer, diabetes, obesity and Alzheimer’s but also is claimed to be the best for fat loss globally. But here the question arises of whether we can pack on muscle mass while being on a keto diet?

Pros and Cons Of a gluconeogenic (high fat and high protein keto diet) muscle gain diet

Pros: Better GH production due to less insulin spike.

Better testosterone production due to a high amount of fat intake.



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