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Functional Medicine and Nutrition Virtual Classroom 206
Mitochondrial Health and Energy Metabolism


Hour 1:
  • Describe the origin of mitochondria from an evolutionary perspective.
  • Understand the critical role that the thyroid plays in metabolism and how this relates to healthy mitochondrial function.
  • Explain how to test for mitochondrial function/dysfunction.
  • Show how living in a thermos neutral modern society contributes to obesity.
  • Recognize how antibiotics can damage mitochondria and how that can play a role in obesity.
  • Give examples of toxins/drugs that can adversely affect mitochondria.

Hour 2:
  • Describe how common mitochondrial genetic problems are in the general population.
  • Explain how mitochondria are needed to produce glutathione and why glutathione is needed for healthy mitochondria.
  • Discover how oxidative stress can be both good and bad for the body.
  • Discuss how mitochondrial dysfunction plays a key role in a variety of diseases ranging from Parkinson’s, Cancer, NASH, Alzheimer’s, Autism and Diabetes.
  • Discover key ways to optimize mitochondrial function in patients.

Todd LePine, MD

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$95.00 USD

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