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What is Astaxanthin?

Astaxanthin is a red pigment created by microalgae giving some sea creatures such as salmon, krill, crayfish and flamingos their red colour. When certain algae are stressed, they release Astaxanthin, a powerful antioxidant that helps protect it from the change in environment.

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Benefits of Astaxanthin

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Astaxanthin vs. Common Antioxidants

How does Astaxanthin measure up to other antioxidants?

Astaxanthin possesses extraordinary antioxidant properties, much stronger than regular supplements. Compared to the other 699 carotenoids known to man today, Astaxanthin is the most powerful of antioxidants.

Free Radical Absorption

As a free radical scavenger, Astaxanthin is:

Singlet Oxygen Quenching

When it comes to singlet oxygen-quenching Astaxanthin is:

Astaxanthin vs. Super Foods

How does Astaxanthin compare to common super foods?

  • Astaxanthin - 28,222
  • Ginger - 14,840
  • Pomegranate - 10,500
  • Black Beans - 8,040
  • Garlic - 5,346
  • Broccoli - 2,809
  • Spinach - 1,515
  • Olive Oil - 1,150
  • Banana - 879
  • Tomato - 700

ORAC (Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity)

Crayfish contain Astaxanthin

Where does Natural Astaxanthin come from?

Astaxanthin is created by microalgae called Haematococcus Pluvialis. When stressed, this algae goes into survival mode, excreting astaxanthin to act as a ‘force field’ around it. The astaxanthin protects the algae from changes in its environment such as ultra-violet light, a lack of nutrition or a change in temperature. Natural astaxanthin allows these algae to live for over 40 years with no food or water in harsh environments.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Natural astaxanthin from Haematococcus Pluvialis algae is a far superior form of Astaxanthin compared to the synthetic versions derived from petrochemicals. Up to 20 times stronger as an antioxidant, the natural astaxanthin can provide a much greater health benefit than the synthetic versions. Synthetic astaxanthin has not had the extensive safety and health testing as natural astaxanthin. It’s made in the laboratory in a very elaborate process that turns it from oil into astaxanthin. When you eat farm raised salmon, this synthetic astaxanthin is what you’re getting.