Coenzyme Q10 is one of the compounds we’re all familiar with or at least heard about it.
But how we really know what it really serves and where it is?
Coenzyme Q10 is a natural substance in our body. We find it in almost all living beings, making it the name of ubiquinone, which means it is almost everywhere. For the first time, he was isolated from the beef heart mitochondria and then his role became clear.
- Coenzyme Q10 acts in the energy metabolism of the cell. It is necessary to obtain energy in the cells and is also often used as a therapy for chronic fatigue.
- It is a powerful antioxidant that loves fat. So do not avoid them in your diet.
- It prevents the action of harmful substances that we constantly encounter while reducing the risk of some diseases and also the appearance of wrinkles. Because of this powerful properties, it is used in cosmetics.
- Q10 is also used as a therapy for cardiovascular diseases as it increases elasticity of blood vessels.
- This compound works very well with Parkinson’s disease. Research has shown that its application slows the development of the disease by as much as 40%
- More research has shown that this coenzyme can help regulate diabetes, AIDS, cancer, but also generally poor immunity and infections.
If you have a varied diet, you must inject enough coenzyme Q10.
Mostly, it’s in poultry, liver, casserole and sardines. Soybean oil and nuts are also a good source.
Eggs and dairy products are not considered good sources of Q10.
This compound can be taken in the form of a dietary supplement. However, it is certainly necessary to first consult an expert about quantities. It can act with some drugs in a way that cancels their function. Breast-feeding and pregnant women should not take these dietary supplements anyway.