We’ve all heard the expression, “If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.” Well, guess what, that’s not always true. Here’s one of my favorite counter-examples from the health world: CoQ10 supplementation. CoQ10 is a vitamin-like compound found in every cell in your body, essential for powering it up. Fortunately, our bodies make it. Not so fortunately, our bodies don’t not make quite enough of it to power us through our whole lives as vigorously as we’d wish. And that’s where CoQ10 supplements come in.
Allicin is a plant compound found in plants of the allium family: garlic, leeks, and shallots. It is believed to confer several benefits for the human body, including the reduction of inflammation, protection of cells and tissues and protection against several diseases of aging.
Histamines are an organic chemical compound produced both within and outside the human body. They belong to a class of common amines that — along with tyramine in cheese and phenylethylamine in chocolate — can trigger food intolerances.