Enjoy the Benefits of Coenzyme Q10

Coenzyme Q10 was all the rage 10 years ago. It was added into every fat burner and anti-oxidant stack on the market. Heck, I can remember reselling some supplements, and Co Q10 was one of the stand-alone products. But has it stood the test of time – is Co Q10 all that and more? Turns out it could be useful for anti-aging, but it’s not the end-all be-all of antioxidants. Read on to learn a bit more about Coenzyme Q10 supplements.

Coenzyme Q10 Review

What is Co-enzyme Q10?

It is an antioxidant that enables you to protect the cell from getting damaged which usually occurs by our own body radicals. Our body produces free radicals in the same manner as it generates energy and as we get older our body tends to generate more free radicals. The highest amount of CoQ10 is found in the mitochondria that are known to be the “powerhouse” of cells.

Food that Contains Co-enzyme Q10

Coenzyme Q10 can contribute to the proper functioning of the body and lack of it can increase the amount of risk in your body which leads to serious health complications. When you found that your body is unable to produce sufficient amount of Co-enzyme Q10, then it is essential to increase the intake of food that contains Q10. Fish, Lean meats, Cereals, Nuts, Carrots and Broccoli are some of the food that contains Q10.

Why Coenzyme Q10 is used?

• Gum Disease
• High Blood Pressure
• Heart Attack Recovery and Prevention
• Kidney Failure
• Weight loss
• Migraine
• Diabetes

Effects on Skin

With the increase in your age, your body fails to produce Coenzyme Q10 which leads to the visible aging of the skin. But, with the use of the supplement you can reduce the wrinkles and keep your skin moist and supple. You can prevent your skin from acne and look younger than your actual age.

Potential Side Effects

Reportedly, the side-effects of CoQ10 have been minimal in healthy adults, under normal conditions. A couple of the potential side effects could include rashes, insomnia when taken before bed, nausea, and headaches. Co-enzyme Q10 is contraindicated for individuals diagnosed with liver problems. Under these conditions you would definitely want to consult your doctor or nutritionist.


We have determined that Coenzyme Q10 has the potential to improve athletic performance in addition to promoting overall good health and fighting free radicals. We can see from several studies and the opinions of several athletes, that CoQ10 seems to have a direct correlation to elevated energy levels. Some studies have also shown a link between stamina and endurance, while other studies have not. We will have to see if CoQ10 continues to rise in popularity and if, in 10 more years from now, it becomes a standard in health supplementation.

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