Keto Diets: Muscle Growth & Bone Density

Ketogenic diets found to undermine exercise efforts and lead to muscle shrinkage and bone loss.

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The video I mentioned is The Weight Loss Program that Got Better with Time.

This was the 6th video in a 7-part series on keto diets. If you missed any of the previous videos, see:
• Is Keto an Effective Cancer-Fighting Diet? (
• Keto Diet Theory Put to the Test (
• Keto Diet Results for Weight Loss (
• Is Weight Loss on Ketosis Sustainable? (
• Are Keto Diets Safe? (

The series wraps up with Does a Ketogenic Diet Help Diabetes or Make It Worse? ( next.

So what does help athletic performance? Check out:
• Reducing Muscle Fatigue with Citrus (
• Reducing Muscle Soreness with Berries (
• Preventing Exercise-Induced Oxidative Stress With Watercress (
• “Veg-Table” Dietary Nitrate Scoring Method (
• Fennel Seeds to Improve Athletic Performance (
• Foods to Improve Athletic Performance and Recovery (
• Ground Ginger to Reduce Muscle Pain (
• The Gladiator Diet: How Vegetarian Athletes Stack Up (

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-Michael Greger, MD FACLM

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