CoQ10 Benefits

Strengthen Your Heart, Increase Your Energy & Protect Against Gum Disease!

What is CoQ10?

CoQ10 benefits your health in several important ways! First of all, it is a coenzyme that assists the body in the production of energy. CoQ10 is produced in the center of the cell known as the mitochondria. Almost all of our cells contain mitochondria so the importance of CoQ10 in the proper functioning of the body should not be underestimated.

CoQ10 helps make adenosine triphosphate (ATP) which is our cell's major source of energy. ATP also plays a critical role in muscle contraction and in the production of protein for the body. CoQ10 also has antioxidative characteristics that help protect the body from the effects of stress, toxins and pollutants.

CoQ10 Benefits

  • Has anti-oxidative effects
  • Is essential for cellular energy production
  • Improves diastolic function in children
  • Protects against oxidative stress-induced at the cellular level
  • Anti-diabetic
  • Anti-cardiovascular disease effects
  • Inhibits LDL oxidation
  • Strengthens gums against periodontal disease

CoQ10 Side Effects

Taking CoQ10 as directed is generally considered safe! However, CoQ10 may interact with certain medications.

As always, if your are pregnant or nursing consult with your doctor first before taking CoQ10.

Your doctor should also be notified if you are planning on taking CoQ10 with any of the following types of medications:

  • Blood thinners
  • Blood pressure medications
  • Chemotheraphy
  • Beta blockers

CoQ10 Sources

CoQ10 can be obtained by eating the following foods:

  • Salmon
  • Tuna
  • Mackrel
  • Whole grains
  • Liver and other organ meats like heart and kidney
  • Soy oil
  • Peanuts

CoQ10 Comes in Different Forms

All CoQ10 is manufactured in Japan and sold to companies in the U.S. It is then packaged in several different ways. Since CoQ10 is fat soluble it is more readily absorbed if it is chewed with a fat containing food.
  • Soft gel capsules,
  • Oral spray
  • Hardshell capsules
  • Tablets

CoQ10 Studies & Research

There is a large volume of research supporting the health benefits of CoQ10. In addition to the personal experiences of many CoQ10 users there is a growing body of scientific evidence supporting the claim that CoQ10 benefits the body in specific ways. Although there is not any conclusive scientific evidence of the health benefits of CoQ10 there have been a number of promising research studies completed.

Many of these studies have shown positive results. The researchers almost invariably comment in their reports that additional research needs to be done. We concur with this conclusion. We welcome additional research on CoQ10, other natural nutrients and health supplements as well.

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