Feel Good Podcast with Kimberly Snyder

Episode 149: Sustain and Replenish Yourself With Ryan Black & Maximize Your Mitochondria

March 26, 2017

More and more research is emerging about the importance of mitochondria, which are "energy factories" within your cells. Many modern trends, like pollution, blue light, poor sleep and unhealthy food have put our mitochondria under assault - but there are ways to repair and optimize your mitochondria, and that's what this segment is all about! Next, we have my very special guest Ryan Black who is the Co-Founder and CEO of Sambazon. Ryan shares his personal journey into discovering acai and how this moved him towards his business goals. Find out why Acai is grown in the Amazon and how it's forests are protected. Listen in as we share how Sambazon Acai can be used to replenish your post-workout drinks and keep you in line with your Beauty Detox food-pairing goals. [BULLETS] Tony and I discuss the powerhouse of our cells, mitochondria... Tony shares some basic knowledge regarding what mitochondria is and the factories of our cells... How improving our mitochondria can have a positive effect on our performance... We talk about Beauty Detox and how it is positive for mitochondria... We share specific tips and practices that are great for mitochondria... How high intensity workouts can tap into that dimension of your physiology and how often to implement this into your lives... We discuss sulfur-rich foods and which are recommended... Why Acai is so powerful and what the health benefits are in consuming it... Why Acai is harvested only in the Amazon and how it's protected... Ryan shares how he got into the Acai Business and started with Sambazon... We discuss Sambazon's policy on sustainability and what it does for the local people of the region... We discuss Acai fits into the Beauty Detox food-pairing lifestyle... Ways to incorporate Acai into your diet... We share some of our favorite recipes when using Acai... Ryan and I talk about the do's and don't's when implementing acai into your diet... [FEATURED GUESTS] About Ryan Black The co-founder and CEO of Sambazon, a manufacturer of organic acai berry and Amazon superfood-based consumer and industrial products. Ryan helped create the company following a surf trip to Brazil in 1999 where they experienced their first açaí bowls and subsequently introduced açaí to the U.S. market. Sambazon is a privately held American global food and beverage company and is credited as the first to introduce the Amazon Superfood to the North American and European markets. Sambazon's business model is vertically integrated to source its primary raw material, acai, directly from forest communities and to participate in the health and sustainability of these communities. Ryan created the Sustainable Amazon Partnership in 2003, which supports lasting sustainable management of the Brazilian Amazon through various social projects in conjunction with local non-profits. Sambazon is fiercely committed to social justice, environmental protection and personal integrity. About Tony Flores, a long-time friend of Kimberly who, after graduating from Stanford University, began researching and writing professionally full-time. He has a passion for natural health, especially Beauty Detox, and loves to share exciting new studies and insights he learns with Kimberly and the community! [RESOURCES / INFORMATION] All about Mitochondria: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18662766 Basics on mitochondria: http://www.prevention.com/health/health-concerns/are-aging-muscles-why-youre-tired-all-time-and-gaining-weight Inflammation and mitochondria: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25684584 Exercise and mitochondria: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1540458/ 9 Foods that Cause Inflammation and 9 Ways to Fight it: http://kimberlysnyder.com/blog/2012/09/22/9-foods-that-cause-inflammation-and-9-that-fight-it/ Kimberly Snyder on Inflammation and Circulation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ynzW1Zti7ko Rainforest...

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