Mitochondrial Function

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What are mitochondria? Mitochondria are organelles found in most cells where energy production occurs.  It is here, that the air we breathe meets with nutrients we consume to form energy.  This is a massively complex process involving the electron transport chain and the Krebs cycle that I won’t bore you with.  Yea, you could say it’s a vital process in …

Oxidative Stress

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What is Oxidative Stress? You’ve probably heard about oxidative stress, free radicals, ORAC scores, or anti-oxidants through a friend or blog or news outlet.  This is a major process that is often misunderstood.  I’ve read blogs stating that free radicals are the root cause of all disease and everyone must supplement with anti-oxidants.  This is just not true.  Our bodies …

Leaky Gut

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What Is Leaky Gut Syndrome? Leaky gut is a term used as a simple explanation for increased intestinal permeability.  Imagine your intestines as a long hose. If the hose is not damaged, then water will move freely through one end and out the other side. Now, imagine that same hose with tiny punctures. The water now leaks out before reaching …

Inflammation

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What is inflammation? Inflammation is a process that occurs to protect ourselves from further injury, usually as a reaction to an injury, stress, or infection.  Short term or acute inflammation is an important component of our immune systems, to help fight infection or injury.  For example; when a person sprains their ankle and swelling results, this is a form of …

The How

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I developed the “Get Your 50” program so I can become the Ryanest Ryan possible.  It’s a motto I live by.  A light bulb switched on when I first heard the term multi-verse.  It’s a theory that essentially states there are infinite universes composed of all space and time.  Out of all the possible universes I want to be the …

Get Your 50 Copyright and Disclaimer

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Copyright All rights reserved.  No part of this book may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, copying, photocopying, recording, scanning, or otherwise, without the prior written permission and consent of Dr. Ryan Kneessi.   Disclaimer These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This …

Get Your 50 Introduction

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You want to lose weight and get healthy?  You know you have what it takes, but time and lack of quality information seems to prevent you from reaching your goals.  Meet Dr. Kneessi.  He is a Naturopathic Doctor who understands.  He has developed a program to help guide you to success and a healthier life.  The “get your 50” guide …

IT’S NATUROPATHIC MEDICINE WEEK

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You might be one of millions of Americans who will ask, what in the world is Naturopathic Medicine?  You might be surprised to hear that it’s most likely something you practice daily.  Long story short, its focus is on the promotion and maintenance of health and well-being, and to prevent disease, disability, and death.  Sounds like something most people would …

Why you need Magnesium

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5 Reasons for why you need magnesium 1.       Involved in over 300 reactions in the body 2.       Repairs your DNA 3.       Makes chemical energy aka ATP 4.       Important for bone, heart, nerves, and your muscles 5.       Protein synthesis Magnesium is a mineral which is vitally important at the cellular level as it is critical for many functions in the body.  …