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    How To Make Your Mitochondria Stronger

    “The mitochondria is the powerhouse of the cell.” You probably heard your high school biology teacher say that phrase about a dozen times. It probably showed up on the midterm, too. Possibly in a fill-in-the-blank format. There’s a reason biology teachers hammer the phrase home. Mitochondria are important - they provide all the energy you use to live your daily life. Your mitochondria play a central role in the aging process, brain function, cellular energy production, immune system function, skeletal muscle strength, and more.  You want your mitochondria to be strong; mitochondrial dysfunction is linked to cardiovascular disease, increased cell death and cellular aging, Alzheimer's disease and other neurodegenerative diseases, hallmarks of aging like shortened telomeres, DNA damage, and more. Compromised mitochondria also...

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    Tue, Jan 30, 18