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AMBROSIA DIET

PART 1

AMBROSIA INCREASES PRODUCTION OF ATP

ADENOSINE TRIPHOSPHATE

 

Ambrosia Diet increases your ATP levels – the fundamental macroergic energy, while it diminishes the catabolic state after effort.

A diet including one teaspoon of Ambrosia each morning helps the body produce a high quantity of energy, improves oxygen intake, therefore boosting physical performance throughout the day.

Adenosine TriPhosphate, ATP, is the energy mediator of life.
It is the high-energy molecule that stores the energy we need to do just about everything we do.

ATP is present in the cytoplasm and nucleoplasm of every cell, and essentially all the physiological mechanisms that require energy for operation obtain it directly from the stored ATP.

As food in the cells is gradually oxidized, the released energy is used to re-form the ATP so that the cell always maintains a supply of this essential molecule.
ATP is a high energy compound and its phosphoanhydride bonds are referred to as high-energy bonds, as free energy is released when they are hydrolyzed:
 
ATP + H2O → ADP + Pi
More than 2 x 1026 molecules or >160 kg of ATP is formed in the human body daily.

 

ATP is remarkable for its ability to enter into many coupled reactions, both those to food to extract energy and with the reactions in other physiological processes to provide energy to them.
ATP can be synthesized by the body in the process of glycolysis in which there is a net production of two ATP molecules in a cycle.

 

The structure of ATP has an ordered carbon compound as a backbone, but the part that is really critical is the phosphorous part - the triphosphate.

Three phosphorous groups are connected by oxygens to each other, and there are also side oxygens connected to the phosphorous atoms.

Under normal conditions in the body, each of these oxygens has a negative charge, and therefore repel each other.

These bunched up negative charges want to get away from each other, so there is a lot of potential energy here.

If one of these phosphate groups from the end is removed, so that there are just two phosphate groups, the molecule is much happier.

This conversion from ATP to ADP (Adenosine Diphosphate) is an extremely crucial reaction for the supplying of energy for life processes.

Just the cutting of one bond with the accompanying rearrangement is sufficient to liberate about 7.3 kilocalories per mole = 30.6 kJ/mol.

This is about the same as the energy in a single peanut.
 Living things use ATP like a battery.

ATP powers needed reactions by losing one of its phosphorous groups to form ADP, but the physical body can, reciprocally, use food energy in the mitochondria to convert the ADP back to ATP so that the energy is again available to do other needed work.

In plants, sunlight energy can be used to convert the less active compound back to the highly energetic form.

In humans, we use the energy from our high energy storage molecules to do what we need to do to keep ourselves alive, and then we recharge them to put them back in the high energy state.

The oxidation of glucose operates in a cycle called the TCA Cycle or Krebs Cycle in eukaryotic cells to provide energy for the conversion of ADP to ATP.

Stay healthy and tuned for Part 2.