Due to the fact that we gradually lose this very important antioxidant with age and because most of us do not get enough of CoQ10 from food some experts recommend that even relatively healthy individuals under 60 should take 30mg of oil-based Ubiquinone form of CoQ10 every day.
However, Supplementation of CoQ10 for those who are over 60 or those who are on statins should be increased to 100 – 200 mg a day as this very popular drug (statins) greatly increase the risk of CoQ10 deficiency. One study demonstrated that the use of statins can reduce the production of CoQ10 in our body by 50% within only two weeks!
Apart from Conergy Coenzyme Q10 30mg capsules (recommended for healthy individuals under 60) the HealthAid also provides a range of higher strength CoQ10 supplements (120mg and 200mg) which are more suitable for older individuals (over 60) or those who are on cholesterol lowering drugs such as Statins.
It is also very important to remember that taking CoQ10 with meals may significantly increase its absorption.
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