Coenzyme Q10 is an essential component of mitochondria, the cellular organelles responsible for energy production at the cellular level.
organelles responsible for energy production at the cellular level.
Coenzyme Q10 is involved in the production of ATP (adenosine triphosphate),
which is the main energy reserve in our body. Every time
an atom of the ATP molecule separates from adenosine (the ATP molecule is made up of an adenosine triphosphate).
ATP molecule is made up of one adenosine and three phosphorus atoms), 7
Kilocalories (i.e. the same amount of energy that is released in the combustion of one gram of alcohol).
one gram of alcohol).
Vegetarians have a blood level of coenzyme Q10 that is twice as high as that of vegetarians.
than omnivores, indicating that the high intake of vegetables helps to maintain high levels of coenzyme Q10 in the blood.
of vegetables helps maintain high levels of coenzyme Q10.
As we get older, the requirement for coenzyme Q10 increases because the body’s synthesis of it
synthesis of coenzyme Q10 by the body becomes deficient as we age.
as we age.
Although our body is capable of synthesising this coenzyme, a deficiency can still exist.
deficiency can still exist. The heart is one of the most metabolically
metabolically active organs and therefore a deficiency of coenzyme Q10 can lead to a number of different
coenzyme Q10 deficiency can lead to various cardiac dysfunctions.
Coenzyme Q10 is a powerful antioxidant and helps to scavenge free radicals, reducing oxidative stress.
free radicals, mitigating oxidative stress and delaying ageing.
The benefits of taking coenzyme Q10 are: increased energy production, its antioxidant qualities
energy production, its antioxidant properties, and the prevention and treatment of diseases such as
diseases such as heart disease and cancer.
Recommended doses of coenzyme Q10 range from 30 to 120 mg per day. Its
effects are noticeable after 30 days.
Although there are no known adverse effects of coenzyme Q10, pregnant women should not take coenzyme Q10.
coenzyme Q10 can cause, pregnant women should not take
coenzyme Q10 supplements should not be taken by pregnant women as its safety in such situations has not yet been proven.
Presentation: 60 Pearls of 710 mg.
Dosage: Take 1 pearl daily
Composition: 30 mg. Coenzyme Q10, 480 mg. Soybean oil, 200 mg.