Drugs That Deplete CoQ10 and Why It Matters

Coenzyme Q10 (or CoQ10) is a vitamin-like substance that your body makes and needs. CoQ10 is required by all the body cells to help convert food into energy.  It acts as a shuttle service that carries hydrogen electrons down the cell’s step-down transformer system within the energy factory of the cell known as the mitochondria. […]

How Antioxidants During Chemotherapy Benefits?

Table of Contents In Brief Several studies suggest that dietary supplementation with antioxidants during chemotherapy can influence the response of treatment as well as the development of adverse side effects that results from treatment with antineoplastic agents. Administration of antineoplastic agents results in oxidative stress, i.e., the production of free radicals and other reactive oxygen […]

Parkinson Disease: Dietary and supplements modification

Table of Contents Introduction Parkinson’s disease is a progressive disorder that involves nerves cells in the part of the brain known as the substantia nigra, which produces the brain chemical, dopamine. Dopamine is one of the brain chemicals (neurotransmitters) that helps direct and control body movement. In Parkinson’s disease, the nerve cells that produce dopamine […]

CoQ10 and Selenium Supplement Reduces Cardiovascular Diseases

Our research paper today was published in The International Journal of Cardiology in September of 2013. It is a remarkable study that followed 443 Swedish Citizens for over 5 years, with re-evaluation every 6 months during the study period. The study subjects were 70-88 years of age at the beginning of the study. The study […]