It all starts in your mitochondria. 'The powerhouse of your cell', mitochondria convert the food we eat and the air we breathe into “ATP”, the fuel that powers our cells, and in turn, us. The human body contains trillions of cells. Inside each of them are huge numbers of tiny, energy-producing power plants called “mitochondria”.
From blinking to thinking, walking to talking, we use ATP for almost everything we do. Healthy mitochondria produce enormous amounts of ATP and at the same time, ATP provides enormous amounts of energy for the processes and reactions that help keep our cells healthy and vital.
With all this energy production however, there is a battle raging on inside our cells. This is because when mitochondria produce ATP, they also produce damaging by-products known as free radicals. Luckily our mitochondria and cells are packed with antioxidants which can neutralize excess free radicals before they do too much damage.
However, as we age, or when we are unwell, our antioxidant supply can diminish, and the free radicals can start to take their toll on the membranes, proteins and DNA in our cells. Over the years, this ongoing damage can lead to reduced cellular energy, cellular repair and organ function.
Even though our natural antioxidant supply slows down over time, it’s good to know we can support our natural ability to combat the harmful effects of free radicals and cell stress. Eating a balanced diet, exercising regularly, and avoiding toxins and environmental stresses all help in this regard, but science does have one more trick up its sleeve.
MitoQ is a true breakthrough as it is the only CoQ10 antioxidant that can effectively target and recharge our own cellular batteries, mitochondria. MitoQ can help neutralize harmful free radicals before they get the chance to get out and damage our cells.
This can result in significantly lower levels of cell stress, meaning our cells can get on with their job of producing all the energy we need to keep us healthy and active.
By adding MitoQ to your balanced lifestyle, you can begin to put the brakes on the aging process and feel younger for longer.
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