Our Astaxanthin from Zanthin® is a naturally occurring carotenoid found in microalgae. Astaxanthin works as an antioxidant to prevent oxidative damage in the body caused by stress and exercise. It is 6,000 times more effective in neutralizing free radicals than vitamin C.See All Products
Below we've broken down the main functions of our Astaxanthin and the benefits it can provide.
Astaxanthin has been shown to help the body reduce inflammation, one study showed a reduction in DNA damage as well as c-reactive protein while enhancing immune response.
Astaxanthin contains carotenoid and xanthophyll, shown to be a preventive and therapeutic agent in cardiovascular problems. It's antioxidant properties can support a healthy immune response.
Astaxanthin has the unique ability to cross the blood-brain barrier into cells of the eye and the nervous system. Astaxanthin may be capable of preventing oxidative damage in the body caused by stress and exercise.
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