Astaxanthin. Ass-tuh-zan-thin. Astaxanthin.
Trust me, you want to read this.
With more than 1,500 peer reviewed clinical studies done, it's amazing that the majority of people have never heard of it. Astaxanthin has so many insanely awesome health benefits, but the most noted is that it is 6,000 times (WHAT?) more powerful than Vitamin C and 800 times more powerful than CoQ10. 🤯 It is a carotenoid that gives the reddish pigment to some algae, salmon, crab, krill and lobster.
When taken orally in the proper formulation (that's always the key), Astaxanthin is known to be beneficial for:
Supporting of cardiovascular health
Helping to maintain normal cholesterol levels by helping to maintain normal serum triglycerides and HDL cholesterol levels
Promoting healthy blood flow to and from the heart, supporting the body's delivery of nutrients and removal of wastes
Helping to maintain normal blood pressure
Protecting LDL (bad cholesterol) from oxidative stress, which promotes healthy arteries
Promoting healthy vision
Helping to fight the effects of oxidative stress in the eye
Helping reduce the occurrence of occasional eye fatigue and eye strain associated with visual electronics
Supporting healthy blood flow in the eye, promoting nourishment for the eye and helping to maintain proper eye function
Supporting healthy visual focus
Supporting healthy visual accommodation
Providing powerful antioxidant defense Supporting epigastric health
Supporting gastrointestinal tissue health and gastric function
Supporting a healthy digestive tract
Supporting gastrointestinal immune functions
Helping to maintain the epithelial structure and barrier function
Promoting healthy skin by improving skin moisture and helping to maintain skin elasticity
Supporting muscle endurance and muscle performance by protecting the skeletal muscle from oxidative stress generated by physical activity
When applied topically (yes, that's a thing now!) in the proper formulation, Astaxanthin is known to be beneficial for:
Intensely moisturizing for refreshingly hydrated skin
Smoothing and evening skin tone for a renewed complexion
Helping to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles
Helping to reduce the appearance of redness while increasing luminosity
Providing advanced antioxidant protection
Helps with/to prevent sunburn
Have you been taking advantage of this super ingredient yet? If you'd like to check a few great products out, I've created a list of them HERE on my online shop. Take note of the videos and clinical study information on each product page and contact me to schedule your private skincare or wellness consultation.