CoQ10 Explained In Depth

coq10 explained


CoQ10 helps cells make energy for the body from the food we eat. Its job is to make something called ATP, which is a lot like gas for your car. But it does more than just help fuel the body.

CoQ10 is an antioxidant, too, which means that it may help prevent some types of diseases. Antioxidants mop up free radicals, harmful products that can damage cell membranes and DNA. Free radical damage may lead to a whole host of problems, such as:

Heart disease


Type 2 diabetes

The amount of CoQ10 in the body can decrease with age and with some of the following problems:

Heart failure


Parkinson’s disease

Gum disease

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Amy Campbell MS, RD, LDN, CDE is an experienced health, nutrition and diabetes educator and communicator with more than 25 years of experience within the healthcare sector. Amy has extensive expertise in editing and writing for patients, consumers and healthcare professionals; public speaking, teaching and group facilitation; project and account management; and content and curriculum development.


She is currently the Director for Clinical Education Content Development and Training at Good Measures LLC, a Health Professional Advisor at the Egg Nutrition Center, and a blogger/Writer for Madavor Media.

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