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Astaxanthin: Top of Most Powerful Nutrient List

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Powerful Antioxidant
Helps Retain Moisture for Healthier Skin
Maintain Muscle and Bones
Joint Support
Encourages Fertility
Brain Health: Crosses the “Blood Brain Barrier”
Eye Health: Crosses the “Blood Retina Barrier” Continue reading

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Astaxanthin in the News – Combined with Spirulina

By Bob McCauley, ND Dr. Mercola appeared on Dr. Oz.’s television program about Astaxanthin, a powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory, which I have written about before.  Astaxanthin is derived from the micro-algae Haematococcus pluvialis Spirulina is one of two complete foods found … Continue reading

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Astaxanthin is derived from the micro-algae Haematococcus pluvialis

Astaxanthin has an antioxidant action up to 500 times that of vitamin E, which has led some experts to term it as “Super Vitamin E”. Astaxanthin is the most stable antioxidant. Typically, an antioxidant becomes unstable after quenching a free radical, and in the process becomes a free radical itself. However, astaxanthin due to its unique molecular structure that allows it to span the cell’s lipid bi-layer and also because of its long double-bonded chain, can stabilize free radicals by adding them to its structure, rather than sacrificing an atom or electron. This makes it a better antioxidant than others. Continue reading

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