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Selenium and CoQ10 Combo Slashes CV Risk
Selenium and coenzyme Q10 are both known to be essential for the health of body cells. In particular low levels of selenium and coenzyme Q10 in heart cells have been shown in patients with heart disease. However, until this year, studies on combined supplementation of these two nutrients were lacking. Now new research from Sweden has reported that long-term supplementation with a combination of selenium and co-enzyme Q10 may decrease the risk of death from cardiovascular disease by about 6%.
The Swedish researchers, led by Urban Alehagen, MD, PhD, investigated the relationship between the two supplements in a