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Co-Enzyme Q10

What is Co-Enzyme Q10?

All of the 37 trillion cells in our body get their energy from ATP (Adenosine Triphosphate),but we cannot make ATP without the powerful antioxidant that is Co-Enzyme Q10.

Co-Enzyme Q10 (CoQ-10),is a naturally occurring antioxidant. It has many roles in the body, from producing energy to protecting our cells from free radical damage. Co-Q10 is found throughout the body but levels are highest in the heart, liver and kidney as these organs have the highest metabolism.


Why Take Co-Enzyme Q10 supplements?

Co-Q10 production in the body declines with age and levels have been found to be lower in people with heart disease. Food sources of Co-Q10 are mainly meat and fish.

Co-Enzyme Q10 supplements can protect cells and organs from oxidative stress, which can help prevent issues such as heart disease, diabetes, cancer, dementia and Alzheimer's. Co-Q10 supplements also play a key role in improving the immune system and physical performance.


How Does Co-Q10 Work In The Body?

Co-Enzyme Q10 is fat soluble and taking supplements with food will help absorption. Studies have shown that black pepper extract (BioPerine) increases absorption into the cells by 30%.

Co-Q10 is found in the mitochondria, which generate energy for cells in the form of adenosine triphosphate (ATP). Co-Q10 acts as an electron transport system in the mitochondria for the synthesis of ATP. Most cellular functions are dependent on ATP, therefore Co-Q10 is vital for the health of nearly all human organs and tissues.


Co-Enzyme Q10 Supplements

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