Coenzyme Q10 (COQ10) Powder
What is Coenzyme Q10 (COQ10)?
Coenzyme Q10 (COQ10) is a coenzyme family found in animals and bacteria that is also called, "ubiquinone." COQ10 is responsible for synthesizing Adenosine Triphosphate, a molecule that acts as an energy source for each individual cell. COQ10 decrease as people age over 30, so supplementation may help increase levels.
COQ10 has many health benefits and can act as an antioxidant in helping to neutralize free radicals. It may help maintain healthy glucose levels and healthy weight when taken in conjunction with a healthy diet & exercise. It supports the cardiovascular system, muscles and may also help keep the skin healthy. It supports healthy lungs, muscles, joints, and it promotes brain health. In addition, COQ10 may help promote sexual health and help fortify the immune system.
- Supports the cardiovascular system
- May benefit muscular health
- Helps maintain healthy weight
- Keeps the skin looking healthy
- Promotes sexual health
- Fortifies immune function
- Supports healthy joints
- Contributes to healthy lungs
- Promotes brain health
- Helps support oral health and healthy gums
- Contributes to overall health & wellness
Supplement FactsServing size: 200 milligrams
Serving per container: *
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value**|
|Coenzyme Q10 (Ubiquinone) 200mg||*|
** Based on 2,000 calorie diet
Sugar, soy, dairy, yeast, gluten, corn or additives.
As a dietary supplement, take 50mg to 200mg depending on individual needs, or as directed by physician.
Serving Size & Timing
The suggested serving size of Coenzyme Q10 is anywhere from 50mg to 200mg once daily, depending on intended effect. There are individuals with specific health conditions that may benefit from taking higher dosages too, but this possibility should be discussed with a physician. Always measure this product with an accurate gram scale to get the best effects. No person should exceed the maximum limit of 800mg per day.
There are some medications that intrinsically cause a reduction in the body's overall Coenzyme Q10 content. These include statins (such as Lipitor), anything derived from fibric acid (such as Lopid), beta-blockers (such as Toprol) and antidepressants containing Tricyclin (such as Elavil). Thus, anyone that is on a course of any of these types of medications should consult a doctor before use.
CONCENTRATION OF COENZYME Q10
There are no fillers or additives that have been applied to this product.
COENZYME Q10 SIDE EFFECTS
In the USA, Coenzyme Q10 is considered a natural supplement. However, in many other countries, it is considered a prescription drug. Coenzyme Q10 can be found in many different products such as gel capsules, skin creams, and tablets.
Coenzyme Q10 is considered nontoxic and typically results in no serious side effects. However, it has been known to interact with other drugs, particularly blood pressure medication. Anyone that is on blood thinners and is considering taking this supplement should consult a medical professional beforehand.
Coenzyme Q10 has hydrophobic properties, making it a challenge for the body to successfully absorb. It is best to allow the powder to absorb into fatty foods or oils before consumption. Good substitutes include olive oil, peanut butter and especially coconut oil. There are also gel caps that can be purchased, which include Coenzyme Q10 that has been pre-dissolved in oil. However, this is not always considered as effective.
As a small tip, it might be beneficial to dissolve about 25 grams of Coenzyme Q10 in about 16 fluid ounces of coconut oil at a time, and then save this mixture for later. It can be used as a spread once it cools, or it can be applied in many other ways. Do not take more than one teaspoon of this mixture per day. If used sparingly, this technique could last up to 6 months.
Coenzyme Q10 requires special storage due to its high susceptibility to oxidation. If it is left in contact with the air for too long, it will begin to turn colors from bright orange to dull brown, losing its potency. Even if kept in airtight containers, it will eventually be broken down if the container is accessed on a daily basis. This makes the coconut oil dissolving option the most effective method for preservation of Coenzyme Q10, as coconut oil contains antioxidants which help to preserve the Coenzyme Q10.
This product comes with resealable bags which must be sealed once again immediately after use. There should be as little air as possible present in the bag of Coenzyme Q10 powder when it is fully sealed. Also, it is best not to keep more than 25g of Coenzyme Q10 in a single bag.
Due to varying import regulations, not all of our supplements are available to international customers. This product is restricted for sale in the following countries:
There is no guarantee of specific results and results can vary.
These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
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