Can I get Ubiquinol from the foods I eat?

Yes. The Ubiquinol form of CoQ10 can be obtained from certain foods such as chicken, oily fish, whole grains, peanuts, spinach, avocados, olive oil and some other foods. However, the amount of Ubiquinol found in these foods is relatively small.

To get 100 mg of Ubiquinol CoQ10, for example, you would have to eat 50 cups of spinach or more than three pounds of peanuts.

In addition, when food is cooked, some or all of the Ubiquinol contained within it can convert back to the conventional ubiquinone form of CoQ10. This form of CoQ10 is harder for the body to absorb, and it must be converted back to Ubiquinol in order to be used in the body for cellular energy production.

Check out this article for more information on foods that contain Ubiquinol.

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