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Supplements for Mitochondrial Health

As the powerhouse of the cell, mitochondria gives you the energy you need to perform at your best each day. However, many people don’t get the necessary nutrients, antioxidants, and compounds needed to support good mitochondrial health. If you want better mitochondrial health and more energy, consider these four supplements. Alpha Lipoic Acid Alpha Lipoic Acid (ALA) is a powerful antioxidant that neutralizes free radicals and ROSs. It can also serve as supportive fuel for your muscle mitochondria. ALA has also been shown to stabilize blood sugar. Elevated blood sugar and insulin levels are known contributors to mitochondrial dysfunction. ALA has also been shown to reduce inflammation, a major contributor to mitochondrial dysfunction. You can get ALA in red meat, organ meats, broccoli, or spinach, but many people have...