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Coenzyme Q10: Energy on Call

Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is a key ingredient in my cardiovascular nutrition program and I simply would not practice cardiology without it. Often called the “miracle nutrient” or the “universal antioxidant,” CoQ10 exists in the mitochondria—or power plants—of our cells, and scavenges and destroys…

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Prevent Cardiovascular Problems AND Alzheimers with CoQ10

…can take, as well as a promise for those unfortunately diagnosed. So back in 2006, Dr. Sinatra tracked down emerging research showing that coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10)—a nutrient he already puts everyone but their brother on—had a preventative effect against Alzheimer’s in the animal model. He began to…

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Good Pet Health Begins with a Heart Healthy Diet

…to help with the joint support my dogs needed. When my elkhound, Charlie, appeared to have more trouble breathing with aging, I tweaked his liquid Q10 dose, and it did help. Your vet can help you select a supplement program for your dog, too. Plus, remember that for overall health, your dog needs the…

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Statins and Diabetes Linked in Study

…things we do know. First off, as I've often said statins impede important biochemical pathways as they block cholesterol, such as production of Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) as well as agents that impact insulin growth factor IGF. We also know that abnormally low IGF-1 levels are associated with the premature development…

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10 Cancer-Prevention Tips That Can Save Your Life

…of breast, prostate, and colon cancers. Cancer-Prevention Tip #10. Take a protective nutritional supplements daily, including antioxidants, Coenzyme Q10 (at least 50 mg), selenium (125 mcg), folic acid (400 mcg), and quercetin (200 mg). Now it’s your turn: Which of these 10 cancer-prevention tips do…

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Could Alzheimer's Begin in Your Mid-40s?

…recent years, our environment has become increasingly toxic. Fortunately, you can help to protect your brain and improve cognitive function: * Coenzyme Q10 is the cornerstone of any brain boosting program. Your brain requires a phenomenal amount of energy for proper functioning (it’s second only to the…

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The Benefits of Multivitamins

…take mixed tocotrienols in order to improve oxygenation to the brain, as well as DHA omega-3s. For heart support, it’s essential to take Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10), L-carnitine, magnesium and D-Ribose. The benefits of multivitamins don’t include providing this type of targeted support. Enjoying the Benefits…

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Secrets for Surviving Seasonal Flu

…and vitamin D is essential for both immune system and cardiovascular health, especially during cold and flu season. * Fuel your body with coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10), which we often think of as the heart nutrient. But it’s also a potent scavenger of free radicals, helping to prevent serious illness like…

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L-Carnitine for Healthy Blood Pressure Levels

…up until you achieve the effect desired. A daily dosage of L-carnitine can also help you reach your weight loss goals. Both L-carnitine and coenzyme Q10 may require fine-tuning to obtain healthy blood pressure levels and symptom relief.

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Vitamin D Deficiency and Sunscreens

…recommend covering up, including wearing a hat. Taking CoQ10 100-150 mg daily also offers superior protection for the first 15-20 minutes in the sun, when Q10 is used up as an antioxidant in the skin. What About Sunscreen? I used to recommend sunscreen year-round, but not anymore. First of all, sunscreens can…

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FDA Issues Statin Drugs Warning, But Only Tells Half the Story!

…years, treating cholesterol numbers alone is poor medicine. Finally, I want to remind you that if you’re on statin drugs, you MUST take coenzyme Q10 (Co10) because statins deplete the body of this important nutrient. At a minimum, you want to take 200 mg of highly-absorbable CoQ10 in divided doses…

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Heart-Felt Lessons from the Olympics

…important—but magnesium and D-ribose are especially critical. They’re part of what I call the “Awesome Foursome,” which includes 200 mg of coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10), 200-600 mg of magnesium, and 2-3 grams of broad spectrum carnitine daily—plus 5 grams of D-ribose two to three times a day. Now it's your…

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Helping Your Pet to Live a Long, Healthy Life

…pollutants hurt our pets the same way they hurt us—including birds, hamsters, and other pets. Protect them. 3. Supplements: I shared my Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) and d-ribose with all three of my Spitz-breed dogs. I'd lost dogs of various other breeds to things like heartworm before I knew about CoQ10…

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Follow This Heart Healthy Diet Plan

…and monounsaturated fats crucial to well-being and cardiac health. Their heart healthy diet plans are naturally rich in omega-3 fatty acids, coenzyme Q10, potassium, calcium and magnesium. The Mediterranean heart healthy diet plan can help balance blood sugar and insulin levels and give you more energy…

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12 Foods To Include in a Heart Healthy Diet Plan

…sulfur. Eat no more than six eggs per week. * The Four Fish: mackerel, sardines, salmon or anchovies (eat once a week). All these fish contain coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10), and anchovies and sardines contain DMAE (dimethylaminoethanol). CoQ10 is essential for the production of cellular energy and has been shown…

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Exercise Can Be Hazardous To Your Heart

…oxidation of fats and stabilizing cell membranes broken down by exercise. Key antioxidant supplements to take regularly if you exercise include: * Coenzyme Q10 (30-90 mg softgels daily), * L-carnitine (500 mg daily), * Lutein (3-6 mg daily), * Grape seed extract (30-60 mg daily), * Vitamin A (200-400 IU), and…

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Undo the Side Effects of Statins

…Rebuild your muscles and your heart with four nutrients I call them the “awesome foursome.” You want to take the following: * 200 mg of coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) daily * 200-600 mg of magnesium daily * 2-3 grams of broad spectrum carnitine daily Plus, you want to take 5 grams of D-Ribose two to three times…

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The Truth About the Benefits of Vitamins

…need to be replaced. * Some health conditions, like congestive heart failure, are due to suboptimal levels of vitamins and minerals, such as coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) and magnesium. * Taking folate reduces birth defects in women of childbearing age. * Low levels of vitamin B12 can contribute to Alzheimer’s…

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