- Astaxanthin is a powerful antioxidant.*
- Astaxanthin promotes a healthy immune system and healthy immune response.*
- Astaxanthin supports a healthy cardiovascular system.*
- Astaxanthin promotes a healthy inflammatory response.*
- Astaxanthin contributes to healthy blood lipids.*
1) What is Astaxanthin?
Astaxanthin is a powerful, naturally occurring carotenoid pigment that's found in certain marine plants and animals. Often called "the king of the carotenoids," astaxanthin is recognized as being one of the most powerful antioxidants found in nature. It is of particular significance, because unlike some other types of antioxidants, astaxanthin never becomes a pro-oxidant in the body so it can never cause harmful oxidation.
2) What Are the Benefits of Astaxanthin?
Astaxanthin is an antioxidant, so it naturally reduces free radicals in the body. But besides that, it also significantly reduces the oxidative load in the body by protecting the cells against oxidation. Because of astaxanthin's unique molecular structure, this red-colored pigment is an extremely powerful antioxidant that is very effective against singlet oxygen. It has a powerful scavenging ability for lipid and free radicals, and effectively breaks peroxide chain reactions.
While astaxanthin was initially introduced as a "super antioxidant," it has also been found to benefit a number of bodily functions, including:
Eye Health – The structure of astaxanthin is similar to lutein and zeaxanthin, two antioxidants that have been shown to reduce the risk of nuclear cataracts. But, while similar, astaxanthin has a stronger antioxidant activity and UV-light protection effect, both of which point to it being an excellent supplement for eye health maintenance.
Skin Health – Astaxanthin has been shown to help improve skin moisture levels, elasticity, and smoothness while reducing wrinkles, freckles, and spots.
Astaxanthin's antioxidant properties have also been shown to help improve heart heath, cellular health, and the body's immune system.
3) Do I need to take the supplement with food?
It is recommended to take with food that has fat in it to improve the absorption rate.
4) How long until I feel the effects of Astaxanthin?
Because it is a fat soluble antioxidant, it requires time to build up in one’s system. Results vary, but noticeable results are usually seen between 2-6 weeks.
5) Can I get an adequate amount of astaxanthin from the food I eat?
Astaxanthin is found in wild Pacific sockeye salmon, as well as other plant and animal sources such as krill, algae, crab, shrimp, and lobster. Most likely, however, even if you’re consuming sources of astaxanthin, you’re probably not getting enough to make a significant impact.
6) What are Vegetarian capsules made of ?
HPMC -- Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose -- is derived from vegetable cellulose. 100% natural, these capsules contain no preservatives, gelatin, wheat, animal by-products or starch, and they are made from pure cellulose of either pine or poplar. Capsules are fast dissolving in the stomach and easily digestible.
7) How big is the capsule ? Is it hard to swallow ?
The capsule size is medium to small. It’s very easy to swallow.
8) Is the product manufactured at a GMP certified plant?
Yes. All the products are manufactured at GMP certified plant (Good Manufacturing Practice) only
9) Can the powder be removed from the capsule and dissolved in water for someone who find it difficult to swallow the capsule ?
Yes. The capsule can be conveniently opened and contents can be dissolved in water before consuming.
10) Is the product Gluten-Free ?
Yes, the product is Gluten-Free
11) Is Dicalcium Phosphate safe ?
Yes. Dicalcium Phosphate is a safe filler used in the capsule.
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