Now Foods CoQ10 600mg 60 Softgels #3182
Now Foods CoQ10 is a vitamin-like compound also called ubiquinone. It is an essential component of cells and is necessary for mitochondrial energy production. Years of research has shown that CoQ10 supports healthy cardiovascular and immune system functions in addition to its vital role in energy production.
Co-Enzyme Q10 Co-enzyme Q10 is a vital antioxidant which, according to numerous scientific and clinical studies produces energy in cells, protects tissues such as the heart and other vital organs from free radical damage, supports proper cardiovascular function, strengthens the immune system, inhibits the oxidation of LDL cholesterol and nourishes gum tissue.
A substance found in most tissues in the body, and in many foods. It can also be made in the laboratory. It is used by the body to produce energy for cells, and as an antioxidant.
Supports Healthy Heart Muscle
with Lecithin & Vitamin E
Nutrition Info erving Size 1 Softgel Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
Calories 10 Calories from Fat 5
Total Fat 0.5 g 1% Trans Fat 0 g Total Carbohydrate 1 g 1%
Vitamin E as d alpha Tocopherol 30 IU 100% Zinc from Zinc Oxide 4 mg 25% Coenzyme Q10 CoQ10 600 mg
Soy Lecithin 50 mg
Percent Daily Values are based on 2,000 calorie diet. Daily Value not established.
As a dietary supplement, take 1 softgel 1 to 2 times daily, preferably with meals. We highly recommend taking this product with a source of essential fatty acids such as Now Foods Flax Oil, Evening Primrose Oil, Borage Oil or Omega3 Fish Oil.
Contains no sugar, salt, starch, yeast, wheat, gluten, corn, milk, egg, shellfish or preservatives.
Rice Bran Oil, Softgel Capsule gelatin, glycerin, water, annatto extract, zinc oxide and Beeswax.
Caution: Do Not Eat Freshness Packet. Keep in Bottle.
Now Foods CoQ10 is Pharmaceutical Grade USP. NOW CoQ10 products contain only the 100% natural, all trans form of CoQ10 produced by fermentation.
Contains no titanium dioxide. Separation and color variation in the softgel may occur. This is natural and doesn't affect product quality.
Store in a cool, dry place.
Consider taking these other Now products:
DHA-500 - 90 Softgels, Now Foods Flax Oil 1000 mg - 250 Softgels, Now Foods Evening Primrose Oil, Now Foods Omega-3
What is CoQ10 and what is it good for?
CoQ10 (Co-enzyme Q10) is a vitamin-like compound also known as ubiquinone. Ubiquinone combines two terms to describe this substance – quinone is a type of coenzyme and ubiquitous indicates it exists everywhere in the human body. CoQ10 plays an important role in the body’s energy production and is an essential component of the mitochondria, where it helps to metabolize fats and carbohydrates and maintain cell membrane flexibility.
CoQ10 is also involved in the production of several key enzymes that are used to create ATP (Adenosine triphosphate), a key energy storage molecule. CoQ10 is absolutely essential for life.
CoQ10 is also an effective free radical fighter that may beneficially affect the aging process. As we age, our body’s production of CoQ10 declines by as much as 80%. Because it is so important to energy production, and therefore life, researchers believe that this decline may be a factor in the effects of aging on the human body.
The highest levels of CoQ10 are found in tissues in the body that work the hardest; like the heart, the liver, etc. Initial studies on CoQ10 found that persons with cardiac insufficiencies had very low levels of CoQ10, and that supplementation increased CoQ10 levels. So CoQ10 is not only an effective free radical fighter, but it supports cardiovascular health as well.
Do any of your CoQ10 products contain soy?
CoQ10 itself does not contain soy. However, because CoQ10 is a fat-soluble substance, many of our CoQ10 supplements include additional ingredients to facilitate absorption and utilization, including Lecithin, Vitamin E, Selenium and Hawthorne Berry. Lecithin and Vitamin E are both highly purified fractions derived from soybean oil. Check the label carefully for information on soy content.
How and when should I take CoQ10?
CoQ10 works better if taken with fats and oils. Many CoQ10 supplements contain oils in the base and are sold as liquid-filled softgel capsules. All forms of CoQ10 will work better if taken with a meal containing fats, or with healthy supplements providing fat, such as fish oil, flax oil, coconut oil, etc.
What about the quality of NOW's CoQ10?
NOW sells only the natural, 100% all-trans form of CoQ10 that is produced using leading Japanese technology natural fermentation. The all-trans form is considered to be the best and most natural form available. Differences in absorption or utilization of CoQ10 products are mostly associated with oils and other cmpounds added to CoQ10 within a softgel capsule. These differences are far less important when the supplement is taken at the same time as other oils or oil-based supplements in the diet, rather than between meals. This makes it possible to take CoQ10 in a vegetarian form - or even as a powder - and still enjoy the benefits of enhanced absorption.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food & Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
Now Foods CoQ10 600mg