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Taking Heart Health Seriously

Supplement with CoQ10

Take Heart! Medical researchers tell us that many forms of heart disease can be prevented and even reversed. Doctors increasingly suggest integrated approaches to heart health that combine diet, lifestyle, nutritional supplementation, exercise and attitude with qualified professional health care. This holistic style empowers us all to actively participate in creating our own natural prescription for heart health. At the core of this heart health program is supplementation with CoQ10.

What is CoQ10 & What Does it Do?
Coenzyme Q10, also known as ubiquinol is a fat-soluble antioxidant with multiple therapeutic benefits. Found naturally in every cell, its name originates from the word ubiquitous, meaning “found everywhere.” Some of the highest concentrations of CoQ10 are found in our hearts. As an integral part of the energy-producing center of the cell (mitochondria), CoQ10 plays a critically important role in our overall health and metabolism. It literally helps to spark energy production within our cells.

Heart-felt Benefits
According to Dr Andrew Weil, one of the world’s leading integrative health physicians, coenzyme Q10 is super beneficial for heart health in many, many ways. It helps maintain the normal oxidative state of LDL cholesterol; it supports circulation and ensures optimal heart muscle function. CoQ10 may also improve the health of blood vessels. And that’s not all!

Coenzyme Q10 has been shown to reduce the number and severity of migraine headaches.

Especially recommended for those people with a family history of heart problems or with any increased risk for cardiovascular disease, CoQ10 is also safe and appropriate for healthy men and women as a preventive measure and to help maintain a healthy cardiovascular system.

Are You Deficient?
CoQ10 deficiency has been associated with cardiovascular problems including angina, arrhythmia, heart failure and high blood pressure. Problems with blood sugar regulation, gingival (gum) health, and stomach ulcers have also been associated with CoQ10 deficiency. Those who are taking statins to lower cholesterol are at particular risk for deficiency, because statins block normal CoQ10 synthesis in the body. Low CoQ10 levels in patients on statins can contribute to the common side effects of statin therapy such as fatigue and aching joints and muscles.

As we age, our CoQ10 levels naturally decrease, making us more susceptible to heart health problems. In addition, many medications have a negative impact our body’s CoQ10. The most common medications that can lower CoQ10 levels in the body include: statins and fibric acid derivatives (for cholesterol), beta-blockers (for high blood pressure), and tricyclic antidepressant medications. These deficiency risks can be reduced through regular supplementation. People report significant heart health improvements with the use of CoQ10.

Better Absorption, Better Results
Formulated in a base of pure olive oil and rice bran oil Prairie Naturals’ softgel CoQ10 is easy-to-swallow, readily absorbable, and delivers superior antioxidant protection to all parts of the body, especially the heart.

Licensed by Health Canada
In Canada, CoQ10 is primarily recognized by Health Canada for use as a powerful antioxidant to support heart health. It is also recognized as helping to prevent migraine headaches and its associated nausea and vomiting. Natural health experts recommend an adult daily dosage of 100 to 300 mg daily taken with a meal containing fat or as directed by a health professional. Licensed by Health Canada (Natural Product Number 80025389), CoQ10 from Prairie Naturals is tested by independent, government-approved laboratories to ensure potency and purity. Prairie Naturals is a family-owned Canadian company dedicated to providing high quality supplements that help you Live the Healthy Life!

 Recommended by Leading Physicians
Thousands of published studies tout the benefits of CoQ10 for everything from heart health to gum disease. It’s proven to be so good for so many reasons. But you don’t have to take my word for it. Check it out yourself. Simply go to the Pubmed website and type in “Coenzyme Q10.” The last time I looked there were over 3500 studies listed, some of them dating as far back as 1960 and others as recent as February 2017. With more than 50 years of published research, it’s no wonder CoQ10 is recommended by leading physicians all around the world!

Healthy Heart Habits

– Take CoQ10
– Fill up on veggies
– Drink plenty of water
– Eliminate soft drinks
– Eat lots of high-fibre foods
– Eat a few walnuts every day
– Reduce the sodium in your diet
– Eat more apples and citrus fruit
– Eat more flax, hemp and buckwheat
– Include whole grains in your daily diet
– Increase plant-source proteins like hemp and brown rice


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