It is undoubtedly among the most widely consumed oral supplement, yet lots of doubts remain about its use and benefits.
It is a fat-soluble vitamin-like substance that is essential for cellular energy metabolism. In our cells, mitochondria can be called the powerhouse. Without Coq10 this energy reactor cannot function properly. Thus the organs with highest energy needs are also those that are rich in Coq10, and at the same time demand it a lot.
Coq10 is also known by other names like coenzyme Q, ubiquinone, and ubidecarenone.
It is undoubtedly one of the most extensively studied health supplements. It is beneficial in conditions mentioned below:
Though the body can produce Coq10 in enough quantity, however, such capabilities decrease sharply with aging. That is why it has been branded as an antiaging product. It is especially recommended for those in the 40s or later, in that age group it may make a huge difference in physical performance.
Wouldn't eating food rich in CoQ10 make more sense? Well, sure enough. Best way to boost your CoQ10 levels is through increased consumption of food items that are rich in it. Because food items are not just about CoQ10, they contain a whole range of beneficial elements that are necessary for complete well-being at the cellular level. Quite often supplements do not produce the expected results because substances like CoQ10 need other nutritive materials for optimal benefit.
What food products are rich in CoQ10? Perhaps the leader is organ meat, that is consuming kidney, liver and so on. But if you are vegetarian or do not like to consume organ meat, then strawberries, sesame seeds, pistachio nuts, broccoli, cauliflower, and oranges are some of the excellent sources of it.
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