CoQ10 Supplements Blackfoot ID

Local resource for CoQ10 supplements in Blackfoot. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to CoQ10 supplementations, heart health specialists, antioxidants, and CoQ10 pills, as well as advice and content on nutritional supplements and heart health.

D & S Services
(208) 785-3628
1191 E Airport Rd
Blackfoot, ID
 
Jim's Service Etc
(208) 785-0890
1311 NW Main St
Blackfoot, ID
 
Lifes Balance
(208) 535-1225
260 A St
Idaho Falls, ID
 
Whole Food Today
(800) 989-9840
851 Winterfox
Hailey, ID

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Vita Plus Inc
(208) 939-4890
228 E Plaza St Ste L
Eagle, ID
 
Stow-A-Way Health Foods
(208) 785-5130
65 S Broadway St
Blackfoot, ID
 
Wealth of Health Nutrition Cente
(208) 523-7600
1725 W Broadway St
Idaho Falls, ID
 
Winding Circle Organic Farm
(208) 448-2972
3476 Lower Quartz Creek
Priest River, ID

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Nature's Nook
(208) 356-5284
160 Valley River Dr
Rexburg, ID
 
Mountain Mikes
(208) 267-3748
6769 Main St
Bonners Ferry, ID
 
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Ubiquitous Defender

When it comes to CoQ10 and cellular energy protection, less is actually more.

By Lisa James

May 2010

Ask most people what they would love to have more of, and chances are “energy” would be right up there with “money” and “time” as the answer of choice. Bodily energy, or the lack of it, begins in the cell, specifically in cellular power plants called mitochondria. A number of nutrients play a role in mitochondrial energy generation, and one of the most crucial is coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10).
Like many nutrients, CoQ10 comes in different forms. One of them, ubiquinol, is starting to draw attention for its potential as a more effective way to support energy production.

Heart of the Matter

CoQ10 helps the cell generate energy in two ways. First, it acts as a catalyst that allows the mitochondria to produce adenosine triposphate (ATP), the molecule that powers the cell. Second, as an antioxidant CoQ10 protects the mitochondria against free radicals, unstable byproducts of energy generation. In addition, CoQ10 helps cellular garbage disposal units known as lysosomes clean up debris, allowing the cell to function more effectively.

Among all the body’s cells, those that make up the heart require enormous amounts of energy as they keep the heart beating. Not surprisingly, cardiac cells contain large amounts of CoQ10. This nutrient helps keep blood from clotting abnormally, an important consideration for people with coronary artery disease, and makes it easier for heart cells to get the blood flow they need (Pharmacology & Therapeutics 12/09). CoQ10 has also shown ability to counteract some of the harmful effects of metabolic syndrome, a condition that can lead to heart disease (Journal of Pharmacological Sciences 6/08).

Researchers are discovering that CoQ10’s benefits extend well beyond heart health. People with mitochondrial disorders have benefited from CoQ10 supplementation. CoQ10 may improve function and reduce fatigue among those suffering from neuromuscular disorders and shows promise as an early-stage treatment for Parkinson’s disease (Neurotoxin Research 4/2/10 online). Lab studies indicate that it may be able to counteract the abnormal brain deposits seen in Alzheimer’s disease (Journal of Molecular Neuroscience 5/10). Other studies have shown possible roles for CoQ10 in treating fibromyalgia and male infertility.

Healthy people may benefit from CoQ10. Sedentary men who took the supplement showed improved exercise performance (Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research 1/10). CoQ10 also helps skin cells repair wounds more quickly and may help protect skin against wrinkling (BioFactors 9-10/09).

Energy Chemistry

The body often has to modify nutrients before use. In the case of CoQ10, this involves a chemical process called reduction that turns it into ubiquinol. Not only does the body’s ability to produce CoQ10 itself decline with age but its ability to reduce CoQ10 to ubiquinol declines, too. As a result, cel...

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