The Holy Grail of Aging: Overview of the Mitochondria


For those of you who didn’t sleep through high school biology class, you’ll probably remember the mitochondria.  The powerhouse of the cell.  The site of ATP generation.  Well, fast forward 30 years and our understanding has blossomed.  It is well researched that the beginning of ALL chronic diseases begin with dysfunction in the mitochondria and their ability to generate ATP.  So we need to protect them from harm, and support their function whenever possible.  This article is a nice review on the growing understanding of the mitochondria and health.

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James Bogash

For more than a decade, Dr. Bogash has stayed current with the medical literature as it relates to physiology, disease prevention and disease management. He uses his knowledge to educate patients, the community and cyberspace on the best way to avoid and / or manage chronic diseases using lifestyle and targeted supplementation.