Ageing can be best described as something that occurs as a consequence of cellular processes that cause gradual loss of organ function with the passage of time. This process also increases the risk of many age-associated diseases such as diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, cancer, cataracts, dementia and neurological disorders.
CoQ10 is an important player in the generation of energy within the cells, and it is a co-enzyme found in virtually every cell of the body. Co-enzymes are non-protein compounds that support enzymes in facilitating important biochemical processes in the body. It is also known as ubiquinone, stemming from the fact that this miracle nutrient is ubiquitous – present everywhere in the body. However, it is found in particularly high concentrations in the heart, liver, kidneys, pancreas and immune system owing to their high energy requirements.