CoQ10 for Cellular Aging and Staying Alive
Posted by Margy Squires on 5/24/2019 to Anti-Aging
The secret to anti-aging? Keep your cells alive and you live longer. It’s that simple. Two ways to help your cells stay alive is with proper nutrition and protecting them from oxidative (free radical) damage. The antioxidant supplement coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) does both. Plus CoQ10 is ubiquitous to every cell in your body for good reason – your cells use it for energy to function. That’s why it’s the number one nutrient for your heart, the muscle that runs 24/7. Now studies show CoQ10 benefits not only a healthier inside but also a healthier outside – by protecting and anti-aging your skin.
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Natural skincare with research results! As a protective covering, skin is subject to damage because it is exposed to sun, wind and oxidation. With time, loss of skin collagen causes the skin to "sag", all too obvious when you look in the mirror! Since the skin is your largest organ, what you put on your skin should not be harmful as it will be absorbed. Two big offenders in skin care products are parabens (linked to cancer), and phtlates (potential disruptors of growth and reproductive hormones). While I have been careful to use products without dyes, parabens and the like, being diagnosed celiac meant I had one more ingredient to avoid: gluten. My search led me to DERMA E several years ago and after trying several of their products, I found my favorite!