Is Loving a Toothpaste Strange?

toothpaste1Okay, I’ll admit it’s pretty weird to get excited about toothpaste.  It is not a product I have ever had much of an opinion on at all… but that all changed when I tried a new CoQ10 toothpaste that left me teeth unusually clean.  Now I am excited over a toothpaste!

It started innocently enough.  I knew that CoQ10 is a coenzyme which activates enzymes.  CoQ10 is found in every cell in the body and is essential for heart health.  What I didn’t know was that CoQ10 has been studied and shown to provide antioxidant benefits to gum tissue.  Antioxidants are amazing at maintaining and restoring health, so using an antioxidant toothpaste seemed logical.

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Dr. Perricone beauty prescription: low glycemic diet & antioxidants

facialDr Nicholas Perricone, author of The Perricone Prescription, has assembled a regimen that he says is as effective as a facelift–without the surgery. With clients that include Cate Blanchett, Kim Cattrall, Uma Thurman and Julia Roberts, he probably knows what he’s talking about.

Step 1 of his 4-step plan is Diet and Supplements, which includes a low glycemic diet and antioxidants like Isotonix® Resveratrol, Isotonix OPC-3® with Pycnogenol®, and Isotonix Co-enzyme Q10.

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Learn about the Transitions low-glycemic weight loss program

Top 6 reasons to take CoQ10

heart-healthCo-enzyme Q10 is a vital compound that your body creates naturally that allows cells to generate energy. It is particularly beneficial to the heart. Jimmy Moore, a writer for the San Francisco Examiner, came up with the following top-6 reasons for supplementing your diet with CoQ10:

  1. It naturally lowers your blood pressure.
  2. Destroy cell-damaging free radicals.
  3. Reduces oxidized fat that leads to clogged arteries.
  4. Alleviates major heart health risk factors.
  5. Reduces pain felt by chronic stable angina patients.
  6. Regulates the rhythm of your heart rate.

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There is also evidence that CoQ10 is more easily absorbed by the body if it is first dissolved in the mouth. SHOP.COM (powered by Market America) provides two different products with highly bioavailable forms of high-quality CoQ10:

Heart Health™ Advanced CoQ10  – Thirty servings of softgel tablets
Isotonix Coenzyme Q10 – Thirty servings of a drinkable isotonic solution with up to 95% absorption

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