By Todd Runestad in New Hope.
Each cell contains 1,500 mitochondria—organelle that are basically the cell’s power plant. In fact, some 60 percent of the cell’s volume is mitochondria. They have their own DNA and are passed along from mother to child.
Because mitochondria accumulate in organs and tissues with a high need for energy, they are particularly important for muscles, and especially so for the heart. That’s why the mitochondria’s favorite supplement ingredient is coenzymeQ10. CoQ10 converts the energy found in carbohydrates and fats to ATP—the energy currency.
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