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Boosting Autophagy: Unlocking the Body’s Natural Recycling System

Introduction Autophagy, a term derived from the Greek words “auto” meaning self, and “phagy” meaning eating, is a cellular self-cleaning process. It plays a pivotal role in maintaining cellular health by breaking down and recycling dysfunctional organelles, misfolded proteins, and other waste materials within cells. Imagine your cell as a bustling city. Over time, buildings become old, roads deteriorate, and equipment becomes outdated. Autophagy is like a municipal cleanup crew […]

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