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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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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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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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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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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 * 5 grams of D-Ribose two to three times a day 3. If you’re…

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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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Heartfelt Lessons from an American Legend

…bypass pump and ultimately could not save him. That experience drove me to medical journals where I learned that people who pre-dose daily with coenzyme Q10 daily for several weeks prior to an elective bypass did much better post-operatively. Finally, to Neil Armstrong’s family I send my heartfelt condolences…

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Choosing the Best Form of Magnesium

This past week, Dr. Sinatra and I were in California, where Dr. Sinatra addressed an audience of enthusiastic naturopathic doctors at a cardiology-focused conference sponsored by the California Naturopathic Doctors Association. There, the N.D.s posed a common magnesium question: What is the best…

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The Best CoQ10 Supplement to Take

Years ago when I first learned about coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10), few doctors had heard of it. Now, I couldn’t imagine practicing cardiology without it. That’s because CoQ10 is the “spark” that fuels energy production inside every single cell—including your heart, which is the biggest energy user…

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