The Clinical Applications of CoQ10: A Conversation with Researcher Barrie Tan, PhD

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By Natural Medicine Journal

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CoQ10 is a commonly used nutrient in clinical practice. In this interview, Barrie Tan, PhD, describes research showing how this important nutrient has been improved. He also talks about CoQ10's synergy with other nutrients and how to effectively use CoQ10 in clinical practice. His research is laser-focused on lipid-soluble nutrients. Tan is a leading nutraceutical scientist and considered the world’s foremost expert on vitamin E as he is credited with the discovery of natural source tocotrienols.

Approximate listening time: 35 minutes

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This podcast interview qualifies for 0.5 general continuing education (CE) units. The Oregon Board of Naturopathic Medicine has approved this educational content for 0.5 “general” CE units for naturopathic physicians. Naturopathic physicians licensed in any U.S. state except California may obtain general CE by listening to this podcast and completing a 10-question test on the material contained within the clinical topic. Click the button below to take the test for FREE, thanks to an educational grant from Designs for Health. Upon successful completion, you will receive an email confirming you passed. This CE approval may also qualify for the CE requirements of other practitioner types.

About the Expert

Barrie Tan, PhD

Barrie Tan, PhD, is hailed as a trailblazer and the world’s foremost expert on vitamin E, credited with discovering tocotrienol in 3 major natural sources: palm, rice, and annatto. A scientist first and foremost, Tan earned his PhD in chemistry/biochemistry from the University of Otago, New Zealand, and spent several years as a professor at University of Massachusetts. Today, his research focuses on lipid-soluble nutrients that reduce and slow chronic conditions.

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Natural Medicine Journal is an electronic peer-reviewed journal and open access website dedicated to the field of integrative medicine.