Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about CQ10

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How much CQ10 do I need?

  Your body naturally produces CQ10. It always makes enough so that you never have a deficiency, so that means there are no known symptoms related to a deficiency. About 25 percent of the CQ10 in the bloodstream comes from dietary sources, the rest our bodies make for themselves.

 

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What are the main food sources of CQ10?

  Dietary sources of CQ10 are rather limited, with chicken and beef being the major sources. It is also found in olive and grape seed oils, peanuts, sesame seeds, pistachios, and some fruits and vegetables including berries, oranges, apples, cauliflower, broccoli, and spinach.

You can buy supplements in several forms, including soft gel caps, tablets, and oral sprays. It’s recommended that adults take somewhere between 30 and 200 mgs per day. Children should not take this supplement.

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