5 Nutrients for Mitochondrial Health

Optimizing your mitochondrial function means you are giving your body the advantage of efficient energy production. That means potential benefits for your brain, heart, muscles, and more. Here are some top supplements known to support mitochondrial health. 1️⃣ Alpha lipoic acid (ALA). ALA is a powerful antioxidant and a cofactor for many enzymes that are …

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Root Causes of Suboptimal Thyroid Function

How could it be possible to experience thyroid-related problems even when routine labs show that thyroid function is “normal?” Let’s break this down. Here’s how your thyroid works: A hormone called TRH is released from your hypothalamus (deep inside your brain), which triggers TSH release from your pituitary gland (also in your brain). TSH travels …

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Stanford Medicine: Fermented Foods Decrease Markers of Inflammation

You want to know what drives obesity, heart disease, diabetes, dementia, and almost all chronic diseases? Sure, there are influences of genetics and lifestyle and diet, but I’m talking about the molecular mechanism driving the vast majority of illnesses today. It’s INFLAMMATION. Chronic, low-grade, insidious inflammation. It goes on unnoticed—until a diagnosis hits.   If …

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