• Astaxanthin, a carotenoid, found in Haematococcus pluvialis (algae) has a reddish pigment often used as a food coulourant.
• Known as the most powerful antioxidant that nature has to offer, it helps fight the signs of aging and support joint and skeletal health through the protection of cells from damage and the skin from UV rays.
• Astaxanthin is used for treating Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, stroke, high cholesterol, and an eye condition called age-related macular degeneration (AMD). It is also used for preventing cancer.
• Astaxanthin is also known to improve the way the immune system functions and comprises of strong anti-inflammatory properties.
Astaxanthin Benefits: http://www.astaxanthin.org
Cardio Vascular research http://www.astaxanthin.org/pdfs/batl44.pdf