Keri Glassman

Video: "Heart Health: Is Ubiquinol present in the foods we eat? " hosted by Keri Glassman

Ubiquinol Content in Common Foods

While Ubiquinol can be obtained in the diet by eating oily fishes, organ meats, or whole grains, it is difficult to get high levels without eating excessive amounts of these foods. For example, sardines are one of the most Ubiquinol rich foods, but you would need to eat 33 pounds of sardines to get 100 mg of Ubqiuinol. That's 120 cans of sardines at a cost of $240 every day.  Please also note that naturally occurring Ubiquinol in foods like chicken convert back to CoQ10 when they are cook which is more difficult for your body to utilize. Learn more about the difference between CoQ10 and Ubiquinol. Below is a list of foods naturally rich in Ubiquinol and the amounts you would need to ingest to reach the recommended 100 mg of Ubiquinol per day.

Ubiquinol Food Comparison Chart


3.5 lbs Peanuts


20 x 6oz Grass Fed Steaks


34 x 6oz Chicken Breasts


50 cups Spinach


60 Avocados


100 tbsp Canola Oil


120 Cans Sardines


133 tbsp Olive Oil