Astaxanthin - the king of carotenoids. One of the strongest antioxidants (54 times stronger than beta-carotene, 65 times stronger than vitamin C and 550 times stronger than vitamin E). It does not decompose in the human body and do not change into an oxidant. There are two sources of natural astaxanthin: microalgae and animals that eat it (e.g. salmon, lobster, shrimp). It also occurs in yeast.
Astaxanthin supports the immune system and has anti-inflammatory properties. It cares for the proper cholesterol level. It reduces the effects of oxidative stress on the muscles, joints and skin. Also appreciated in the field of cosmetology (reduces the risk of wrinkles, improves the condition of the skin of the whole body, delays the aging process of the skin). It is a component of many creams, body balms and lip liners.
Astaxanthin improves the body's efficiency during long physical exertion. It reduces pain in the joints. When choosing carotenoid supplements, remember that it contains high-quality krill oil (source of natural astaxanthin). It is an important element of a responsible dietary supplementation program. Supplement should not be taken by people who are allergic to seafood.