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Coenzyme Q10 100mg 60 softgels

Coenzyme Q10 100mg 60 softgels

Coenzyme Q10 100mg 60 softgels
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Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is also called ubiquinone, a name that signifies its ubiquitous (widespread) distribution in the human body. CoQ10 is an essential component of cells and is necessary for production of energy in the mitochondria, where it helps to metabolize fats and carbohydrates and maintain cell membrane flexibility. CoQ10 is used by the body to transform food into adenosine triphosphate (ATP), the energy on which the body runs. Years of research has shown that CoQ10 supports healthy cardiovascular and immune system functions in addition to its vital role in energy production.

CoQ10 is also an effective antioxidant that may beneficially affect the aging process. As we age, our body’s production of CoQ10 declines by as much as 80%. Because it is so important to energy production, and therefore life, researchers believe that this decline may be a factor in the effects of aging on the human body.

The highest levels of CoQ10 are found in tissues in the body which work the hardest, such as the heart and liver. Initial studies into CoQ10 found that persons with cardiac insufficiencies had very low levels of CoQ10, and that supplementation increased CoQ10 levels. So CoQ10 is not only an effective antioxidant, but it supports cardiovascular health as well.

Deficiency of CoQ10 is poorly understood, but it may be caused by synthesis problems in the body rather than an insufficiency in the diet. Low blood levels have been reported in people with heart failure, cardiomyopathy, gingivitis (inflammation of the gums), morbid obesity, hypertension, muscular dystrophy, diabetes, AIDS, and in some people on kidney dialysis. People with phenylketonuria (PKU) may be deficient in CoQ10 because of dietary restrictions. CoQ10 levels are also generally lower in older people.

Adult levels of supplementation are usually 30–100 mg per day, although people with specific health conditions may supplement with higher levels (with the involvement of a physician). Most of the research on heart conditions has used 90–150 mg of CoQ10 per day. Most doctors recommend that CoQ10 be taken with meals to improve absorption.

Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 1 capsule
Servings Per Container: 60
Amount per serving:
Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) (ubiquinone) 100mg
Vitamin E (d-alpha-tocopherol) 5iu
Other Ingredients:
rice bran oil, gelatin, glycerin, purified water, zinc oxide, soy lecithin, tumeric, canthaxanthin

Suggested Use: 1 capsule 1 daily with a meal

CoQ10 will work better if taken with a meal containing fats or with healthy supplements providing fat, such as fish oil, flax oil, coconut oil, etc.

Allergen and allergy information for CoQ10 ingredients:
contains no: yeast, dairy, egg, gluten, corn, wheat, sugar, starch,  preservatives, artificial flavor or fragrance

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