"Ubiquinone" is a conflation of words “ubiquitous” (due to the fact that it’s found in every cell of body) and “quinone” (it is the “natural spark plug” in the energy making process).
Quinone and Ubiquinone are technically not CoQ10, they are required by the body to make CoQ10. They are just one of the ingredients the body requires to make CoQ10 – the other main ingredients are 8 types of vitamins (mainly, Vitamin Bs) and, some trace minerals.
Side note on Enzymes and Coenzymes:
One of the 5 in the Network Antioxidant Gang.
It is recycled by:
And it recycles :
Fat or Water Soluble Antioxidant:
Other functions besides being an antioxidant:
CoQ10 is produced by the body, as well as, can be sourced from animals and plants.
Our body can produce CoQ10 but it’s production can decline:
Examples of food sources:
Examples of the
health benefits of CoQ10:
> It aids in energy creation for the heart, and reduces the risk of LDL cholesterol.
> Use in Japan and Europe, and to a smaller scale, in the US, to treat heart disease.
> In particular breast, lung, colon, prostrate.
> Use in Japan for treatment of gun diseases.
> By reducing the loss of dopamine, which is a hormone precursor essential for transmitting nerve signals.
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