Several years back, Dr. Terry Wahls, who suffered/suffers from multiple sclerosis (MS), posted a Ted Talk Video entitled Managing Your Mitochondria. In my opinion, to those "in" the nutrition circles, she helped stir the pot for increased vegetable consumption and Paleo-like diets not only for health, but for "healing", aka curing MS. Here's the talk if you want to check it out: MANAGING YOUR MITCHONDRIA.
Your mitochondria are the little powerhouses inside your cells. Why they matter to us as CrossFitters is that they are key in generating energy for muscle contraction[...]