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What are the benefits of CoQ10 and what foods have a high content of CoQ10?

Coenzyme Q10 is a helper molecule inside your mitochondria that helps make energy within your cells. It also helps stabilize the membrane in the cells, preventing any leakage of electrons. If you don’t have enough coenzyme Q10, you’ll lose energy.

Top benefits of coenzyme Q10:

• It increases energy

• It reduces fatigue (especially while exercising)

• It increases your oxygen while exercising

• It improves your repair while exercising and overall exercise performance

• It can help support a healthy heart

• It acts as an antioxidant

• It supports the arteries

Foods high in coenzyme Q10:

1. Heart muscle

2. Organ meats

3. Fatty fish

4. Extra virgin olive oil

Exercise indirectly increases the amount of CoQ10 your body makes. You can also get CoQ10 from supplements.

Top things that inhibit coenzyme Q10:

1. Statins

2. Age

3. Low vitamin C, B6, folate, or alpha-lipoic acid

4. Anything that damages the mitochondria

5. Stress

Last updated: Feb 28, 2024 15:24 PM