Monthly Archives: June 2019

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CoQ10 – forms, functions and latest research

Coenzyme Q10 (commonly referred to as CoQ10) is a member of the ubiquinone family of compounds and is an important vitamin-like substance that is found in virtually all cell membranes, including mitochondrial membranes. Although CoQ10 is naturally produced by the body, levels decline with age and while a certain amount can be found in food, the amount generally is not enough to significantly increase levels.

In this week’s blog we will take a look at it’s important functions and how these relate to our health, the latest research, and steps we can take to increase levels in the body. Continue reading  ▶

Last updated on 8th February 2023 by cytoffice

In the news – health & nutrition research

In this week’s article, we provide a roundup of some of the most recent health and nutrition related articles in the news, five items comprising:

    • Majority of parents don’t know how much exercise children need
    • Long working hours ‘linked to stroke risk’
    • Too much cleanliness not bad for health, report on hygiene says
    • Calls for supplement uptake drive as vit D deficiency highest in adults aged 50+
    • Night owls: Simple sleep tweaks boost wellbeing

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Last updated on 3rd November 2022 by cytoffice

Evidence-based beauty from within

 For this week’s blog, we have invited Miguel Toribio-Mateas to share with us his knowledge on the key natural ingredients known to have a tangible effect on skin.  “Everyone loves looking good, whatever their age” says Miguel, who also tells us that “nutrition, good moisturisation, and good supplements can help keep skin glowing and looking its healthiest, regardless of age”. And at 46, Miguel does seem to have been walking the walk as well as talking the talk. But apart from looking like he has been applying some of this knowledge to himself, he will also be substantiating these claims with some good quality scientific evidence.

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Last updated on 2nd November 2022 by cytoffice