Now Astaxanthin Review
The Now Foods Astaxanthin is a naturally occurring carotenoid that is closely related to Bet-Carotene and Lutein. Because of its unique structure, Astaxanthin provides a wide range of antioxidants benefits. It plays a key role in the protection of cell membranes against free radical attack and potentiates the action of other antioxidants like Vitamin E and Vitamin C. It is able to cross the blood-brain and blood-retina barriers to deliver potent antioxidant protection directly to the eye, brain, and nervous system. It can also help to enhance immune function and provide neurological support. Recent research indicates that Astaxanthin may even help to support the skin’s structure during exposure to sunlight.
Astaxanthin is known as the "King of the Carotenoids". Carotenoids are the pigments that give many of the foods their beautiful colors. There are more than 700 different carotenoids. Carotenoid can only be obtain through our diet. Carotenoids are powerful nutrients that can help us live better and longer. Carotenoids are divided into 2 groups, Carotenes & Xanthophylls. Astaxanthin is a memeber of the Xanthophylls. It is unique from other members of the Xanthophylls because it has more hydroxyl groups, which allows it to do more in the body. Scientific literature also demonstrates that natural Astaxanthin surpasses many of the antioxidant benefits of vitamin C, vitamin E, beta-carotene and other carotenoids.
Studies of humans and animals have shown a variety of benefits from natural Astaxanthin: Protects the skin from the damaging effects of ultraviolet radiation, Natural sunscreen when taken internally, Strong immune system stimulator, Increases energy and metabolism, Supports and protects eye health, Supports anti-aging through cellular health, Claimed to be the "World's Strongest Antioxidant", Supports cardiocascular health, Protects the brain from Dementia and Alzheimer's by it's ability to cross the blood-brain barrier, Reduces inflammation and joint pain, Greatly increases endurance, muscle recovery and workout performance, Reduces the risk of cancer, Supports normal blood sugar level in diabetics and prediabetics, Reduces or eliminates carpal tunnel syndrome, Causes cancer cells to commit suicide (apoptosis), Normalizes histamine levels in people with asthma, Greatly improves sperm quality, motility, and count, Reduces gastric ulcerations.
The suggested usage for this product, it is to be taken as a dietary supplement. One softgel daily, preferably with a meal.
Users are very happy and satisfied with this supplement. They noticed the change for the better immediately. No side effects reported, and it is very reasonable priced.
The Now Foods Astaxanthin is highly recommended. A very powerful antioxidant that delivers more than expected.