Coenzyme Q10 - Effects

Statin therapy can reduce Coenzyme Q10 (Ubiquinone-10) blood levels. Since this antioxidant reduces oxidative stress and chronic inflammation, new studies indicate that higher blood levels of Co-Enzyme Q10 appear to be beneficial in a number of diseases, including coronary artery disease, inflammatory disease Problems, even infertility.

CoQ10 can be found with partly high amount in food:

  • Beef (heart, liver, muscle)
  • Pork (heart, liver, muscle)
  • Chicken (heart)
  • Fish (sardine, mackerel, red flesh, white flesh etc.)
  • Oils (soybean, olive, grape seed)
  • Nuts (peanuts, walnuts, sesame seeds, pistachio nuts, etc.)
  • Vegetables (parsley, broccoli, cauliflower, etc.)
  • Fruit (avocado, etc.)

> Cooking can reduce CoQ10 content up to 32%

Needed test material: 2ml Serum