Testing Your CoQ10 Levels

by on September 21, 2010
in Antioxidants

In a previous post the important role that CoQ10 plays in your body was detailed. If you’re taking statins, beta-blockers, are a heart-attack survivor, or just getting on in age, then your CoQ10 levels may be inadequate.

Knowing your blood levels of CoQ10 is helpful in determining whether you need to take a CoQ10 supplement as well as if you’re absorbing adequate amounts from your supplement routine. Fortunately there is an affordable and easy way to test your CoQ10 levels.

CoQ10 Supplement – Do You Need It?

by on September 2, 2010
in Antioxidants

CoQ10 is a nutrient that everybody should be aware of since it is present in all the cells in your body. Coenzyme Q10 is a potent antioxidant and is part of the cellular machinery that is responsible for providing energy for all your biological processes.

While this substance can be produced by the body and is naturally present in food your levels could be seriously compromised by disease, diet, age, strenuous exercise and prescription drugs. You wouldn’t run your car on empty nor should you run your body on low CoQ10.

Vitamin C Supplements

by on April 3, 2010
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Vitamin C is one of the most important vitamins for your body. It prevents a lot of diseases, and increases your body’s immune system. You can take this vitamin with or without any food, as it can be found in supplement form or in many different juices. Along with being found in supplement and vitamin form, you can find vitamin C in broccoli, peppers, oranges, lemon juice, mustard greens, cauliflower, papaya, and parsley.

Antioxidant Supplements

by on March 23, 2010
in Antioxidants

A key ingredient to improving your lifestyle and living a healthy life is antioxidants. There are several antioxidant supplements out there that can help you live a healthy life, that are natural and won’t cause you any damage. You can also eat different types of food that contain antioxidants as well, although supplements are the ideal way to get the right amounts of antioxidants.

Green Tea Health Benefits

by on March 20, 2010
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We’re all aware of green tea health benefits. However, most people are not familiar with the different means of preparing tea, its different forms and varieties and amounts required for tea health benefits. This article will summarize green tea health benefits and  how to obtain the most from your cup of tea. The most surprising green tea benefit is that it can increase your metabolism and help you lose weight.

Red Wine Antioxidants

by on March 16, 2010
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We’ve all heard about the health benefits of drinking red wine. However, not all red wine is created equal when it comes to the health promoting properties. This is due to the wide variability in the healthy red wine antioxidants in different varieties of red wines. Maximizing the amounts of these compounds in your allotted one to two glasses per day would be a wise decision.

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