“Food First” is one of the key therapeutic approaches that Functional Medicine practitioners follow when supporting patients who have energy deficits. This session will review the Mito Food Plan and the importance of foods that contain key dietary oils, specific phytonutrients, and nutrients involved in mitochondrial function and cellular energy production. In addition, reduced caloric consumption has been found to enhance longevity and reduce the negative effects of advanced aging and will be discussed.
- Implement the Mito Food Plan to improve mitochondrial health and support healthy aging.
- Identify the top 12 mitochondrial therapeutic foods.
- Explain different fasting strategies to improve mitochondria function.
- Explain how to adapt Mito Food Plan to become ketogenic friendly.