In Muscle & Performance magazine, Dwayne N. Jackson, Ph.D. sheds light on whether the body can lose fat while maintaining muscle mass.
Intermittent fasting has become a popular diet trend for fat loss. This diet generally consists of going 12-24 hours without ingesting any calories, which can potentially breakdown of your muscles.
Research has shown that HMB can help avoid muscle loss by its dual mechanisms of decreasing muscle protein breakdown while increasing muscle protein synthesis.
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