Coenzyme Q10 Contents in Foods and Fortification Strategies

  title={Coenzyme Q10 Contents in Foods and Fortification Strategies},
  author={I. Pravst and Katja Žmitek and Janko Žmitek},
  journal={Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition},
  pages={269 - 280}
  • I. Pravst, Katja Žmitek, Janko Žmitek
  • Published 2010
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition
  • Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ 10 ) is an effective natural antioxidant with a fundamental role in cellular bioenergetics and numerous known health benefits. Reports of its natural occurrence in various food items are comprehensively reviewed and critically evaluated. Meat, fish, nuts, and some oils are the richest nutritional sources of CoQ 10 , while much lower levels can be found in most dairy products, vegetables, fruits, and cereals. Large variations of CoQ 10 content in some foods and food products of… CONTINUE READING
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