CoQ10

Two to the heart: Cardio essentials

Heart disease includes a number of separate but often related conditions, such as angina, congestive heart failure, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and atherosclerosis. As the number one cause of death in North America, heart disease is strongly linked to diet...

Anti-aging Essentials: the top picks

Oxidation, or free-radical damage, is the main force behind what we call aging. It wrinkles our skin, clouds our vision and may even clog our arteries. It can also lead to diseases such as arthritis, cataracts, Alzheimer’s, heart disease and cancer. Free radicals get...

Nutrient combo prevents vision loss

Free radical or oxidative damage is strongly linked to aged-related macular degeneration (AMD), the leading cause of blindness in Canada. Therefore, researchers believe that antioxidants such as vitamins C and E, bilberry, lutein and selenium may play a key role in...

Supplements improve male infertility

Fertility problems affect about one in six couples and 30% of cases are linked to improper sperm production. For couples with this issue, two recent studies highlight the benefits of nutritional supplements. At the University of Ancona in Italy, a pilot study examined...

Cut asthma risk with antioxidants

A study by scientists at the Institute of Preventive and Clinical Medicine in Slovakia found that people with asthma had lower levels of antioxidants than did healthy people. In this study, the levels of the antioxidants coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10), beta-carotene and...

Anti-aging Essentials: the top three

Oxidation, or free-radical damage, is the main force behind what we call aging. It wrinkles our skin, clouds our vision and may even clog our arteries. It can also lead to diseases such as arthritis, cataracts, Alzheimer’s, heart disease and cancer. Free radicals get...

CoQ10 may help the troubled brain

Coenzyme Q10 is a nutrient found in all living things, including humans. Produced by the body, CoQ10 works with enzymes to produce metabolic reactions, and is essential for energy production. CoQ10 is also a potent antioxidant — so potent that it is widely used in...

Coenzyme Q10 offers migraine relief

The word “migraine” originates from the Greek word “hemikrania,” meaning “half a skull” — a fitting description, since many who suffer from migraines say their head feels “split in two” from the pain! A migraine headache can incapacitate even the healthiest individual...

A Healthy Heart: Top 3 Supplements

Heart disease includes a number of separate but often related conditions, such as angina, congestive heart failure, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and atherosclerosis. As the number one cause of death in North America, heart disease (cardiovascular disease) is...

Co-enzyme Q-10 may slow Parkinson’s

Parkinson’s disease is a degenerative disorder of the brain in which patients develop tremor, slowness of movement and stiffness of muscles. In a recent clinical trial with 80 Parkinson’s disease patients, high dosages of co-enzyme Q-10 (CoQ10) slowed by 44% the...

Heart condition? Don’t miss CoQ10!

Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is a potent natural antioxidant produced in the body. It is essential for a number of body functions and has been shown to improve heart health, immunity and fatigue. CoQ10 also protects LDL cholesterol from free radical damage and boosts the...