Ryan Kneessi

Our Chemical Energy: ATP

An important factor to optimize physical performance is to maximize cellular levels of stored nutrients as fuel for ATP. Adenosine triphospate (ATP) is our chemical energy. 3 systems or pathways play a key role in using our chemical energy. The creatine phosphate system, anaerobic glycolysis, and the aerobic system which includes tca cycle, beta oxidation …

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Probiotics

Probiotics are beneficial for numerous reasons and can support specific mechanisms in the body. Most people already know about the gastrointestinal benefits but probiotics contribute to wellness in other ways as well. Synthesis of Vitamins Healthy gut flora are responsible for the synthesis of numerous vitamins.  Some vitamins that healthy flora produce include A,B1,B2,B3,B5,B12,D, and …

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Unexplained Causes of Infertility

Naturopathic medicine offers a unique option for individuals who have received a diagnosis of unexplained infertility because Naturopathic Doctors are trained to look for other possibilities that traditional testing is lacking.  The current diagnostic testing options available are used to identify the major reasons why couples may have difficulty becoming pregnant but it certainly doesn’t …

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What is Leaky Gut

What Is Leaky Gut? 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 …

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