April 12, 2013 | Leave a comment
The health benefits of supplementing with Astaxanthin just keep on coming. Numerous studies on astaxanthin have shown just how many diseases this antioxidant can help prevent or help — including various cancers, diabetes, chronic inflammatory diseases, gastrointestinal conditions, male infertility, and diseases of the liver, skin, nervous system, eyes and heart. It also helps prevent and slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease.
This anti-oxidant derived from certain microalgae, particularly Haematococcus pluvialis, which are the primary diet of flamingos, salmon, shrimp, lobster, krill, crabs, and other aquatic animals, is becoming the one must have supplement in every adults medicine cabinet.
Among it’s many properties it exhibits a strong photoprotective effect, it is able to cross the bood-brain barrier to protect neurons, it helps to protect against cataracts, it helps to protect against and heal stomach ulcers, seeks out inflammation every where in the body and also has an immunoprotective effect.
Our Astaxanthin is grown in New Zealand and is one of the highest quality products of it type in the world. In fact it has been targeted by big companies in the USA who would like to buy up the total New Zealand production.
A valid dose is between 4-12 mg per day depending on the reason for taking it.