Coenzyme Q10 (Co-Q10)

CoQ10 has a multitude of benefits as it is a key compound that is stored in our mitochondria.  

There are the benefits of topical application of CoQ10 – you only have to look at the global skincare giant Nivea’s website to see what they think about applying products containing CoQ10: 

Taken internally, CoQ10 is a compound that may deliver energy to the cells in your body – which is why it is often talked about as an ‘energy spark plug’ to ‘start’ your body. 

It is considered a good supplement for heart health – here is what the British Medical Journal says about it . 

PLUS it has the advantage of being able to be taken by people already using statins. In fact, people often take CoQ10 to offset a decline in natural levels which occurs with the use of statin (cholesterol-lowering) medication. 

CoQ10 is also an antioxidant and which may play a crucial role in protecting cells from oxidative damage.  

To find out more, here is a link to the Healthline: 

Yoga Nutrition sells both a liposomal CoQ10, which goes swiftly to the bloodstream contained within the liposomes:

And a ‘normal’ Liquid CoQ10:

Foods containing CoQ10 naturally are: 

  • Organ meats: Heart, liver and kidney. 
  • Some muscle meats: Pork, beef and chicken. 
  • Fatty fish: Trout, herring, mackerel and sardine. 
  • Vegetables: Spinach, cauliflower and broccoli. 
  • Fruit: Oranges and strawberries. 
  • Legumes: Soybeans, lentils and peanuts.