coenzyme Q 10


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coenzyme Q 10


n.
a naturally occurring, fat-soluble, vitaminlike enzyme found in a variety of foods and synthesized in the body: sold as a dietary supplement for its antioxidant properties.
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Deficiency of coenzyme Q 10 in human heart disease.
When asked about the supplement they are most interested in, 45.2% named Coenzyme Q 10. As for the source of information on supplements, 40.1% mentioned TV programs on health, followed by family and friends (34.5%) and supplement manufacturers' official websites (27.9%).
Coenzyme Q 10 is a compound that is made naturally in the body.