- What is CoQ10?
CoQ10 (Coenzyme Q-10) is a naturally occurring compound found in every cell of your body. It is required to convert food into ATP energy. Your organs that use the most energy—your heart, liver, brain and kidneys—also have the most CoQ10 present.
- What are the important benefits of CoQ10?
CoQ10 plays a significant role in supporting overall health. Well known for its heart health benefits, CoQ10 also supports the process of ATP (adenosine triphosphate) production in the mitochondria, your cellular power plants. In this way, CoQ10 supports healthy metabolism for overall energy, for your heart and cardiovascular system, for your liver, for your brain and virtually all your other body systems. As an added benefit, CoQ10’s trait of holding electrons loosely and donating them to free radicals makes it an important antioxidant as well.
- Who can most benefit from CoQ10?
The body’s ability to manufacture CoQ10 is typically reduced over time as part of normal aging. CoQ10’s cardiovascular benefits are widely recognized. For this reason, CoQ10’s various benefits are considered a significant value to middle age and older adults who want to remain healthy and active.*