Coenzyme Q10 - an all-round talent
- powerful antioxidant
- promotes cellular energy production
- supports cognitive function
The term “coenzyme” means “enzyme helper”. There are many enzymes in the organism that control our metabolic processes and need coenzymes for support. It is a vitamin-like substance, which is produced by the organism itself as well as taken in with food. The main sources of Coenzyme Q10 are vegetable oils, meat, red fish, nuts, legumes, sunflower seeds, and potatoes.
Benefits of Coenzyme Q10
Coenzyme Q10 is an essential component in the energy balance of the body, which makes it important for the organs that consume a lot of energy – heart, liver and brain.
The heart works tirelessly around the clock and constantly needs a supply of energy. Coenzyme Q10 is involved in cellular energy production and helps the heart cope with daily stress.
Coenzyme Q10 also acts as an antioxidant, protecting cells from the damaging effects of free radicals, slowing the cellular aging process and contributing to normal immune system function.
It is important to maintain optimal levels of Q10 in the body
The production of the body’s own Q10 decreases strongly with increasing age, which is why a regular intake of additional Q10 is recommended from the age of 30 or at the latest from the age of 40. Then it is very important to avoid or compensate for a deficiency.
Being an essential source of energy and responsible for heart and body cells’ activity Coenzyme Q10 immediately improves the general state of your health.