We tend to associate carotenoids with hearty veggies, but astaxanthin is most commonly found in shrimp, salmon, and even healthy algae. We source ours from bright red Haematococcus pluvialis. Natural algae-derived astaxanthin like ours is the only form of the carotenoid with a clinical backing. Like its other colorful cousins, this pigment has been linked to healthy cardiovascular and immune systems. Even more exciting? Its effect on the aging process. Because it can fight off oxidative damage so effectively,1 it is thought that it supports the body's natural response to stress, and as a result supports healthy aging.2*
Source: 1Yazaki, K. (2011). Supplemental cellular protection by a carotenoid extends lifespan via Ins/IGF-1 signaling in Caenorhabditis elegans. Oxid Med Cell Longev. 2011:596240.
Source: 2Kidd, P. (2011). Astaxanthin, cell membrane nutrient with diverse clinical benefits and antiaging potential. Altern Med Rev 16: 355–364.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
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