Swanson Ultra- PQQ Pyrroloquinoline Quinone

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PQQ Pyrroloquinoline Quinone

Swanson Ultra- PQQ Pyrroloquinoline Quinone

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Serving Information
  • Serving Size: 1 capsule
  • 20 mg per serving
  • 30 servings per container
  • capsule size: 4
Product Description
  • PQQ benefits include supporting healthy mitochondrial structure and function to help maintain healthy mental functions
  • Clinical research is showing PQQ may protect brain health well into advanced years
  • Promotes healthy structure and function of the mitochondria, the energy centers of cells

Available from Swanson Health Products, PQQ (Pyrroloquinoline quinone) is a relatively newly discovered vitamin-like nutrient related to the B-vitamin family. This compound found in an array of healthy foods displays antioxidant activity and neuro-protective actions that make it ideal for cognitive support. Studies suggest PQQ supports healthy mitochondrial structure and function to help maintain healthy mental functions like recall, memory and cognition as we age.

PQQ has been shown to be at least 100 times more efficient than vitamin C and all phenolic compounds tested to date in redox cycling potential.1 PQQ is found in beans, potatoes, parsley, green tea and fermented foods, and it's also found in quite high amounts in human breast milk. In the body, PQQ is concentrated in vital organs that require high amounts of energy for optimal performance—organs like the brain and heart. Not surprisingly, PQQ is active within cellular mitochondria, the energy centers of cells. This has major implications for brain health, nervous system health and potentially other systems, structures and functions throughout the body, as it also displays antioxidant activity, neuroprotective action and cognitive benefits. The breadth of PQQ's potential benefits is nothing short of amazing. PQQ has been described as combining some of the best chemical features of vitamins C, B-2 and B- 6 (reducing potential, redox reactions and carbonyl reactivity, respectively) into one molecule.2 In this way, PQQ is capable of acting directly as an antioxidant and then being recycled by glutathione back into an active form, substantially extending its antioxidant capabilities.

Current research on PQQ is looking into how it may benefit brain health specifically, as scientists believe the brain is at most risk of mitochondrial function decline. In the research, PQQ has been shown to support healthy mitochondria as well as something called nerve growth factor, which is essential for the growth and maintenance of healthy neurons and branching nerve cells. This means PQQ may prove helpful in maintaining healthy brain function well into our advanced years.

 

 

1. Flückiger R, et al. Biochem Biophys Res Commun 196(1): 61-68, 1993.

2. Stites T, et al. J Nutr 130(4): 719-27, 2000.

These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

Product Description
  • PQQ benefits include supporting healthy mitochondrial structure and function to help maintain healthy mental functions
  • Clinical research is showing PQQ may protect brain health well into advanced years
  • Promotes healthy structure and function of the mitochondria, the energy centers of cells

Available from Swanson Health Products, PQQ (Pyrroloquinoline quinone) is a relatively newly discovered vitamin-like nutrient related to the B-vitamin family. This compound found in an array of healthy foods displays antioxidant activity and neuro-protective actions that make it ideal for cognitive support. Studies suggest PQQ supports healthy mitochondrial structure and function to help maintain healthy mental functions like recall, memory and cognition as we age.

PQQ has been shown to be at least 100 times more efficient than vitamin C and all phenolic compounds tested to date in redox cycling potential.1 PQQ is found in beans, potatoes, parsley, green tea and fermented foods, and it's also found in quite high amounts in human breast milk. In the body, PQQ is concentrated in vital organs that require high amounts of energy for optimal performance—organs like the brain and heart. Not surprisingly, PQQ is active within cellular mitochondria, the energy centers of cells. This has major implications for brain health, nervous system health and potentially other systems, structures and functions throughout the body, as it also displays antioxidant activity, neuroprotective action and cognitive benefits. The breadth of PQQ's potential benefits is nothing short of amazing. PQQ has been described as combining some of the best chemical features of vitamins C, B-2 and B- 6 (reducing potential, redox reactions and carbonyl reactivity, respectively) into one molecule.2 In this way, PQQ is capable of acting directly as an antioxidant and then being recycled by glutathione back into an active form, substantially extending its antioxidant capabilities.

Current research on PQQ is looking into how it may benefit brain health specifically, as scientists believe the brain is at most risk of mitochondrial function decline. In the research, PQQ has been shown to support healthy mitochondria as well as something called nerve growth factor, which is essential for the growth and maintenance of healthy neurons and branching nerve cells. This means PQQ may prove helpful in maintaining healthy brain function well into our advanced years.

 

 

1. Flückiger R, et al. Biochem Biophys Res Commun 196(1): 61-68, 1993.

2. Stites T, et al. J Nutr 130(4): 719-27, 2000.

These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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Supplement Facts

Serving Size 1 Veggie Capsule

Supplement Facts
Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
PQQ (Pyrroloquinoline quinone disodium salt)
20 mg
*

*Daily Value not established.

Other ingredients: Rice flour, hypromellose (vegetable capsule), magnesium stearate, silica.

Suggested Use: As a dietary supplement, take one veggie capsule per day with water.

WARNING: For adults only. Do not take this product if you are pregnant or nursing. Consult your physician before using this or any product if you are taking medication or have a medical condition. Keep out of reach of children.

Do not use if seal is broken. Store in a cool, dry place.

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Ken V.
Dec 08, 2022

Definitely worth a try!

This is one of the few compounds that can help create new mitochondria in cells. That can improve cells energy production. I have taken for about a month and have felt a strength increase in the gym.
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Linda K.
Aug 07, 2022

I can remember again in my senior year!!!!

I can retain my mindedness again. They work the best!!! I can remember again.
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Carol L.
May 26, 2022

No way to evaluate this.

I have not noticed a difference in how I feel. I am taking it at the same time as my ubiquinol, as the two together are said to improve health. Everything seems the same (I am happy with my health status).
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