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Although manufacture of natural CoQ10 is a difficult and more costly process compared to synthetic processes, safety and clinical efficacy of CoQ10 cannot be guaranteed without 100% fermentation. For that reason, Troo Health CoQ10 is 100% naturally fermented.
Co-Q10 is a vitamin-like substance which plays a central role in the body's energy supply process, acting alongside enzymes (thus the name coenzyme Q10) to convert sugars and fat into energy. Coenzyme Q10 also has an important role as an antioxidant within the body. Coenzyme quinones occur in several chemical forms, with coenzyme Q10 being the only form found in human tissues.
Coenzyme Q10 is an essential cofactor of enzymes involved in the production of energy. Coenzyme Q10 is held in mitochondria, structures found within cells with the responsibility for the generation of energy (in the form of a molecule called ATP). Tissues with high-energy needs (e.g. heart, liver, skeletal muscles) contain more mitochondria within their cells.
Healthy Cardiovascular and Immune System Support
Coenzyme Q10 is also important as a major fat-soluble antioxidant, offering protection to the cell membranes from the damaging effects of free radicals, in a complementary manner to vitamin E. Coenzyme Q10 may promote healthy cardiovascular and immune function (as cells involved in immune response have a high energy dependence).
Ubiquinol or Ubiquinone?
Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is also referred to as ubiquinol or ubiquinone, names of different forms of CoQ10 found within the body.
There is a common myth about CoQ10 that ubiquinol is more effective than ubiquinone. This has been due to a wave of companies who produced the ubiquinol form and then falsely marketed it as a superior version.
The truth is that regardless of what form of CoQ10 you take as a supplement, the body is able to convert the consumed form to the other form as needed. In other words, if you take a reduced CoQ10 supplement (ubiquinol), the body can convert the reduced CoQ10 (ubiquinol) to the oxidised CoQ10 (ubiquinone) and vice versa. This conversion takes place to maintain a state of equilibrium between reduced CoQ10 (ubiquinol) and oxidised CoQ10 (ubiquinone).
Unquestionably, both forms—ubiquinone and ubiquinol—are effective and essential to important pathways in the body, and in states of need, either form can be reduced or oxidised to form the other.
Under normal circumstances, the body is able to maintain adequate levels of coenzyme Q10. However, coenzyme Q10 levels decrease with age and are depleted by intense physical exercise or illness. Coenzyme Q10 levels are also depleted in patients prescribed cholesterol-lowering statin drugs.
Troo Health Care Co-Enzyme Q10 Capsules are UK manufactured to GMP Code of Practice using only the finest ingredients.
These manufacturing procedures ensure that the basic manufacturing practices and prerequisites necessary for product quality and safety are being followed. This goes above and beyond what is required so that we can guarantee you receive consistently high-quality products.
Suitable for vegetarians and vegans. Kosher and Halal friendly.