Category Archives: Heart Health

Coenzyme Q10 (Coq10) – Antioxidant Protection for the Heart

CoenzymeQ10 (CoQ10) is a vitamin-type nutrient found in the body. First identified in the late 50’s by Karl Folkers, who conducted over 30 years of research on the subject, CoQ10 is seen as an antioxidant, which is used by the body to produce energy. In a nutshell, the cells in the body need energy to […]

CoQ10, Heart Health and Cholesterol Lowering Drugs

Coenzyme Q10 was originally discovered in 1958 by Professor Fred L. Crane. Soon after its discovery, CoQ10 was being investigated for its beneficial effects on the heart. As this new molecule was further investigated scientists realized it played a crucial role in running the energy powerhouse of every cell. How CoQ10 works: In each cell […]

The Growing Importance of Fish Oil – From Baby’s to Baby Boomers

Information and statistics regarding the healthy benefits of consuming fish have been around for ages. Within the last 40-50 years these beneficial properties prompted the use of fish oil supplementation in the form of oils and capsules. As modern research starts to catch up with this age old elixir we are starting to learn how […]