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CoQ10 with Bioperine
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CoQ10 with Bioperine

Antioxidant Support from Source Naturals
 
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Size: 60 Softgels - 100 mg
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Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is essential to human life and is a crucial component in the primary energy production cycle. It is particularly critical for organs and systems that use large amounts of energy, such as the muscles, the brain, the liver, and particularly the circulatory system. Contains BioPerine to enhance absorption. The oil-based softgel is fat-soluable and may be more bioavailable than tablets or powder-filled capsules.

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What is CoQ10?

Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is essential to human life and is a crucial component in the primary energy production cycle. Research indicates that supplementation of this nutrient may support normal heart function and blood pressure, provide supreme antioxidant protection, and maintain healthy gums. Additionally, BioPerine (black pepper fruit extract) may enhance the absorption of CoQ10. An oil-based softgel is fat-soluable and may be more bioavailable than tablets or powder-filled capsules.

CoQ10, also known as ubiquinone, is a fat soluble coenzyme that has been compared to a vitamin because it is naturally occurring and necessary for normal functioning of the human body.  This vital molecule has importance throughout the body and is considered to be one of the true cornerstones of health.  Without it, imbalances can occur and our bodily systems won’t work at their optimal level.

Deficiencies of Coenzyme Q10 have been linked to:

  • Diabetes
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Periodontal disease
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Inflammation

CoQ10 is critically important for all cells and systems due to its role as a generator of energy. 
It is particularly critical for organs and systems that use large amounts of energy, such as the muscles, the brain, the liver, and particularly the circulatory system. 

The amount of CoQ10 present in the body declines with age, peaking when we are 20 years old.  While certain foods contain CoQ10, amounts may be too insignificant to help correct a deficiency. Fortunately, it can be supplemented, and is especially beneficial for those who are over the age of fifty. 

CoQ10 supplementation can help support:
  • Normal energy levels
  • The cardiovascular system
  • Normal inflammatory responses
  • Healthy circulation
  • Antioxidant defense
  • Liver detoxification
  • Healthy gums
  • Cognition and nerves
  • Immunity
  • Oxygenation of tissues
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CoQ10 as an Energy Source

The body requires many nutrients, including CoQ10 in order to perform the complex biochemical processes that convert food into adenosine triphosphate (ATP) and energy that we can use. 

Within each cell, the energy-generating process takes place in structures called mitochondria—tiny power plants. Inside these energy-generating stations, fats, sugars, and amino acids are transformed into ATP, which is an energy-rich molecule sometimes called the “energy currency” of the body. Almost all biochemical activity in the body needs ATP to provide the energy to catalyze the reactions. 

ATP provides the “energy currency” for the following crucial metabolic functions:

  • Synthesis of cellular components including cholesterol and proteins (formed primarily by the liver)
  • Nerve conduction (in the brain and peripheral nerves)
  • Energy for muscular contraction (of the heart and skeletal muscles)
  • Thousands of enzymatic, biochemical reactions

CoQ10 as an Antioxidant

CoQ10 plays an additional vital role in our metabolism as an antioxidant to protect the lipids in our cell membranes. Its cellular behavior is similar to that of Vitamin E in the way it absorbs into cells, functioning as an antioxidant.  However, laboratory studies have also shown that CoQ10 is more efficient than vitamin E, beta carotene, or lycopene in safeguarding LDL cholesterol from oxidation.

CoQ10’s power as a scavenger molecule lies in the way it locks onto a molecule before a free radical can, lending it an electron. The organic molecule is no longer reactive to free radicals. That’s strong protective power at the cellular level, so it’s important to have a molecule with good mobility within the bloodstream.


CoQ10 Supports Key Functions of the Heart

The heart muscle (myocardium) consumes a tremendous amount of energy.  The human heart beats over 100,000 times and pumps 1,000 gallons of blood each day.  CoQ10 is necessary for the generation of the energy required by the heart. Numerous scientific studies have demonstrated that supplementation with this nutrient may support normal heart function. Its positive effect on cardiac performance during exercise includes improved blood flow, oxygen utilization, and exercise tolerance.  In addition, CoQ10 may play a role in maintaining healthy blood pressure.


Further Reading

Micronutrient Information Center: Coenzyme Q10
University of Maryland School of Medicine: Coenzyme Q10


References

  • Folkers et al., BCACQ, Elsevier, 1977
  • Judy et al., BCACQ, Elsevier, 1984.
  • Kamikawa, T. et al., American Journal of Cardiology,Vol. 56, August 1, 1985, p. 247-250.
  • Nohara et al., Biomedical and Clinical Aspects of Coenzyme Q, Elsevier, 1984.
  • Packer, L., Oxidative Stress and Aging, Birkhauser Verlad, 1995.
  • Stocker, et al., Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Vol. 88, pp 1646-1650, March 1991.
  • Tortora, G. Principles of Human Anatomy, 4th Ed., Harper & Row, New York, 1986, p. 301.
  • Wilkinson and Arnold, Biomedical and Clinical Aspects of Coenzyme Q, Elsevier, 1977.
  • Yamagami et al., Biomedical and Clinical Aspects of Coenzyme Q, Elsevier, 1977.

Supplement Facts

Capsules per Container: 60 Softgels
Serving Size:  One Softgel  

Supplement Facts for 100 mg Softgels
Serving Size:  1 Softgel

Amount per Serving % Daily Value
Vitamin E (d-alpha tocopherol) 30 IU 100%
Coenzyme Q10 (ubiquinone) 100 mg *
Black Pepper Fruit Extract (BioPerine®) 3 mg *

*Daily value not established.

Other Ingredients: rice bran oil, gelatin, glycerin, purified water, zinc oxide, soy lecithin, turmeric, and canthaxathin.

DOES NOT contain yeast, dairy, egg, gluten, or wheat. Contains no sugar, starch, salt, preservatives, or artificial flavor or fragrance. Contains soy (soy lecithin).

Manufactured by Source Naturals

BioPerine® is a registered trademark and patented product of Sabinsa Corporation. U.S. Patent No. 5,536,506.

Suggested Use

1 softgel daily with a meal, or as directed by your health care professional. 

Warning: If you are pregnant, may become pregnant, or breastfeeding, consult your health care professional before using this product.  Caution is advised in people who have bleeding disorders or who are taking prescription drugs that increase the risk of bleeding. Dosing adjustments may be necessary.  STORE IN A COOL, DRY PLACE.

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