As a medical doctor and regenerative-medicine specialist, I'm always researching for new ways to help my patients feel younger, more vibrant, and full of energy. And as far as lifestyle choices go, there's a lot you can do to support healthy mitochondria—the small energy factories in our cells that produce ATP—which are the scientific secret to optimal energy. These include keeping stress under control with meditation and exercise, getting a good night's sleep (every night), reducing your toxin load, and making sure your diet and supplement regime is mitochondria-friendly.
Once I've covered the basics I often talk to my patients about more alternative ways to give the mitochondria a boost. Here are four great ways to boost mitochondrial function for near-instant energy: