Origin: Produced by the human body but can be sourced through supplements or food such as organ meats, muscle meats, fatty fish, spinach, cauliflower, broccoli, oranges, strawberries, legumes, nuts and seeds, and soybean oil.
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Overview: Coenzyme Q10, shortened to CoQ10 is a substance found in all of the cells within the body. It is used to produce energy your body needs for cell growth and maintenance. CoQ10 is said to help heart failure, muscular dystrophy, and is said to boost energy and speed up recovery for strenuous exercise.
- Improving symptoms associated with heart failure
- Aiding in fertility by improving sperm quality in men and reducing the decline in the number and quality of eggs in women
- Reducing oxidative damage on the skin caused by UV rays
- Reducing the depth of wrinkles
- Prevention and treatment of migraines
- Improving mitochondrial function thereby increasing power during exercise and reducing fatigue
- Reducing the action of harmful compounds which may contribute to damaging brain cells
Common Dosage: The recommended dosage of CoQ10 is 100mg daily.