The message has finally gotten out about coenzyme Q-10 (CoQ10).
This powerhouse nutrient not only protects your heart, it’s also a free-radical-fighting superstar that can literally help halt aging in its tracks.
This potent natural enzyme coverts the carbohydrates and fats you eat into the energy that powers your cells, heart and brain.
And in the process it also promotes healthy cholesterol and blood pressure numbers.
You could be missing out on some CoQ10 benefits
But unfortunately not everyone is getting the right kind of CoQ10, which means they might be missing out on some of its best benefits.
If you’re taking CoQ10 already (or a multi with CoQ10 in it) I’d like you to go grab your bottle right now and take a look at the label.
Chances are when you do you will see the word ubiquinone.
There’s not a thing wrong with ubiquinone. In fact, it’s the basic raw material your body uses to deliver all those awesome CoQ10 benefits.
So if you’re taking a supplement with ubiquinone that’s great, you’re already getting some GREAT benefits!
But ubiquinone simply can’t do the whole job all on its own.
A combo delivers the most CoQ10 benefits
To get all of this powerful enzyme’s many benefits your body also needs some of the bioavailable ubiquinol form. Ubiquinol can pass into your cells where your body is able to use it.
In other words, to get the most out of CoQ10 you need the ubiquinone and ubiquinol forms working together.
Certain foods are good sources of both forms. See the chart below for some options…
You can also find supplements that deliver both forms of CoQ10 online, and in some health food stores. Just choose one from a manufacturer you trust.
To learn more about CoQ10 and ubiquinol take a few minutes to watch this excellent information-packed video by Healthier Talk contributor Dr. Mercola.
Dr. Allan Spreen
Nationally acclaimed as America’s “Nutrition Physician,” Dr. Spreen has been helping people stay healthy and disease-free as a private doctor, published author, and noted researcher.
In addition to his role as a Senior Member of the prestigious Health Sciences Institute Advisory Panel in Baltimore, MD, Dr. Spreen also coaches diving at the international and Olympic levels. NorthStar Nutritionals is proud to have Dr. Spreen as their Chief Research Advisor.
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