Rejuvenating the Brain - How PQQ Powers Up Mental Processing

Discussion in 'Alternative Therapies' started by ProHealth, Mar 30, 2012.

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    By Karen Lee Richards*

    Pyrroloquinoline quinone (PQQ) may be the most important nutrient you've never heard of.

    Don't feel bad if you don't know what PQQ is, though, because it's likely many healthcare professionals are not familiar with it either. It is only in the past decade that scientists have begun to understand this essential nutrient's importance to human life.

    PQQ might be described as a defender and protector of the body's energy-generating mitochondria. Based on emerging research, it is:

    • A highly effective antioxidant, many times more efficient in sustaining mitochrondrial energy production than other, commonly used antioxidant compounds.

    • Virtually unique in its ability to stimulate the growth of fresh, new mitochondria.

    • And a well-documented means of promoting improved memory, concentration, and mental alertness - especially taken in combination with coenzyme Q10.

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