Do you know that there is a vitamin for heart? Shaklee just launch newly product called COQhealth which is a concentrated vitamin to our important organs especially Heart. This is an all-natural proprietary blend of CoQ10and resveratrol in a small softgel. The so called “vitamin for heart” helps produce energy in every cell of the body, especially in muscle cells of the heart. Apart of act as an antioxidant, CoQ10 also helps protect arteries against the oxidation of low-density lipoproteins (LDL).
This is important as it helps promote the healthy function of blood vessels, including those that transport blood to the heart. This effect is complemented by resveratrol, a nutrient that has potent antioxidant activity. In laboratory studies, resveratrol also has been shown to promote blood vessel relaxation.*
The more relaxed blood vessels are, the wider they open to promote healthy blood flow.
Important facts/queries for us to know:-
Q. Why is coenzyme Q10(CoQ10) important to heart health?
A. CoQ10 is found in every cell of the human body and is essential in producing energy, especially in the heart, the hardest-working muscle in the body. In addition to its role in energy production, it also acts as an antioxidant which helping to protect arteries against the oxidation of LDL. This is important as it helps promote the healthy function of blood vessels, including those that transport blood to the heart.
Q. What is resveratrol?
A. Resveratrol is a compound with antioxidant properties and is found in red wine, red-grape skins, and purple grape juice. It is extracted from the root of an herb, Polygonum cuspidatum, traditionally used in Japan and China, and is considered to be one of the richest sources of resveratrol. Resveratrol has been shown in laboratory studies to help relax blood vessels.* The addition of resveratrol in the CoQHeart formulation complements the heart-health benefits of CoQ10.
Q. How to get sufficient CoQ10 from other food?
A. It is possible but, you have to eat nearly 1.7kg of chicken or 28 cups of brocoli to get 28mg of CoQ10 which is the amount the we need. Well, the choice is in your hand, either to eat that much of food or just take 1 capsule per day of the vitamin for heart!