Ageing Backwards: Why Ubiquinol is the Antioxidant of Note
It may not be possible to physically turn back the hands of time, but there are ways you can help Mother Nature keep you looking younger, for longer.
Did you know how you age? It’s all about free radicals and your body’s ability to protect itself against oxidative stress and inflammation.
Everybody has Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) in each of its cells, an antioxidant vital for the functioning of mitochondria which supports energy production in our bodies.[i] As we age, our CoQ10 levels reduce, lowering our ability to fight against inflammation, illness and disease, which is why we need to look at our diet and supplementation to increase our levels.
Ubiquinol, the active form of Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10), may help to power your energy production and protect the body against oxidative stress and inflammation. Ubiquinol is an active form of the naturally-occurring antioxidant CoQ10, but it’s more easily absorbed in the body than CoQ10. If you’re over the age of 25, you should be including an Ubiquinol supplement into your daily health regime, as your body doesn’t convert CoQ10 into Ubiquinol as easily as you age.
It’s good for your heart and reducing your cholesterol levels too.[ii] And if you’re finding that your muscles are beginning to ache more than usual, research has shown that Ubiquinol can help reduce muscle pain by up to 54 per cent and muscle weakness by 44 per cent.[iii]
Don’t forget to include Ubiquinol-rich foods in your diet to help improve your antioxidant levels. [iv] These include meat, poultry, fish, broccoli, citrus fruits, avocado, pistachios, peanuts, sesame seeds and parsley.
While a healthy diet is always a must, taking Ubiquinol is an efficient way to help restore healthy levels in the body and support optimal energy levels and help to reduce levels of oxidative stress.