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Cellular health is far more important than wealth because it’s vital to staying healthy, preventing disease, and living our best lives.

Dr. Marita’s cellular health and wellness protocol 

Cellular health is far more important than wealth because it’s vital to staying healthy, preventing disease, and living our best lives. Are you aware that healthy cells protect us, while unhealthy cells can lead to severe illnesses like cancer or heart disease?   

In this article, I want to share the strategies I give my patients for nurturing cellular health, increasing their energy levels, helping them stay vibrant, and keeping them out of the doctor’s office.     

Life is not about external appearances; it’s the wisdom etched in every laugh line, the kindness emanating from compassionate eyes, and the sense of purpose that drives each new day, doing what we love with the people we love. Life’s journey is a tapestry woven with the threads of self-acceptance, genuine connections, and embracing change with an open heart. The more we align ourselves with outward expressions, the healthier we become. In my practice as a naturopath, I have seen how people wear their daily habits, nourishing or destructive, which profoundly affect their mobility and whether they age well.    

Exercise: Muscle knows no age 

Some of the cornerstones of aging well through each stage of your life are regular exercise and muscle maintenance. Staying active is a powerful tool for supporting cellular health and overall well-being at any age. Among the numerous benefits it offers, increased blood circulation stands out, enhancing your cells’ optimal functioning and giving you an inner “glow.” 

In my personal journey, I can share that it is never too late to start getting active! I started cycling at 45, which has been exciting and rewarding. It has given me so much energy, made me feel years younger, and is helping me look and feel my best. Allow me to share tips on how to stay active in each decade of your life, and the nutrients that have supported my new cycling program. 

In your 30s: Focus on building a strong foundation for the years ahead. Incorporate a mix of cardiovascular activities, strength training, and flexibility exercises. Engaging in regular exercise during this phase can set the stage for a vibrant future. 

In your 40s: As you transition into your 40s, consider the importance of maintaining muscle mass and bone density. Incorporate weight-bearing exercises and activities that promote balance and flexibility.

In your 50s and beyond: A well-rounded exercise routine remains crucial. Prioritize cardiovascular fitness, strength training, and exercises that enhance joint mobility. Embrace activities like yoga or tai chi to support flexibility and mind-body connection. 

Dr. Marita’s cellular aging protocol
  • Zymactive®
    Enzymes are the body’s silent heroes, aiding in digestion and promoting overall well-being. Zymactive, a unique enzyme blend, supports cellular health by assisting in nutrient absorption and optimizing digestive functions as well as providing anti-inflammatory effects and pain relief. 
  • Glutathione
    Known as the “master antioxidant,” glutathione helps protect cells from oxidative stress, a common factor in aging. Supporting glutathione levels can contribute to maintaining healthy cells and tissues. 
  • Vitamin B complex
    B vitamins are essential for energy metabolism, nervous system health, and cellular repair. Ensuring an adequate intake of B vitamins supports overall vitality and optimal cell function. 
  • Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10)
    CoQ10 is a crucial compound that supports energy production within cells. As we age, our natural CoQ10 levels decline, making supplementation a valuable asset for maintaining cellular vitality. 
  • NMNSurge
    Nicotinamide mononucleotide (NMN) is a molecule that plays a role in energy production and DNA repair. NMNSurge supplementation can potentially support cellular health and longevity. 
  • Collagen peptides
    Collagen is a protein that supports skin, hair, and joint health. As we age, collagen production decreases. Collagen peptide supplements may contribute to skin elasticity and overall vitality. 
  • Turmeric
    Curcumin is a powerful anti-inflammatory that supports muscle and joint health and helps a healthy inflammatory response after exercise. Theracurmin®, an advanced curcumin preparation, is made using special technology that dramatically increases curcumin absorption. 
  • Magnesium
    Magnesium is a mineral responsible for many biological pathways in the human body – especially for exercise recovery, heart health, stress, and muscle function, just to name a few. 

Nurturing cellular health by prioritizing the well-being of your body’s building blocks (the cells) is an investment that will help you stay active and live a fulfilling life. The best approach combines exercise, moderation, thoughtful nutrition, and nutrient support to create an environment where beauty, vitality, and well-being can flourish.