Does Keto Cause Muscle Loss?

We know that ketogenic diets promote fat and weight loss. We also know that some lean body mass loss (not necessarily muscle loss) must coincide with fat loss.

However, there’s been much debate as to whether hypocaloric ketogenic diets cause muscle loss, or, at least when compared to hypocaloric non-ketogenic diets.

In this article, Vincent looks at what the scientific literature on ketogenic diets and muscle mass says.