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I have researched about keto diets and protein diets and I was wondering which would be better to do when trying to build muscle. Keto diets allow your body to produce energy much more efficiently, but you can get worn out quickly when doing intense exercise. Protein diets provide you with constant energy, but your body isn't as efficient and some of the protein gets converted to fat.

Is it better to follow a keto diet or a protein diet when trying to build muscle?

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    How about a balanced human diet with some extra protein without any stupidity? Making artificial constraints to earn some people money (that's the motivation behind all diets you hear about) will never be as good as eating like humans are supposed to eat. High protein is the #1 food trend right now, the best seller. Don't be fooled. A bit extra is plenty. Carbs are not the devil. Don't waste time and money on by definition suboptimal approaches, even if it makes barely a difference. There is no rational reason, just some pseudo science and marketing – Raditz_35 Jan 14 at 18:40
  • What is a protein diet? – Dark Hippo Jan 15 at 11:12
  • @Dark Hippo A diet that includes consuming large amounts of protein and possibly carbohydrates in order to provide your body with the energy and resources required to build muscle efficiently. – Luca Neri Jan 15 at 15:03

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