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Is Astaxanthin the World’s Strongest Antioxidant?

Posted on February 11th, 2011 by comadm  |  35 Comments »

Astaxanthin is a little-known carotenoid. Carotenoids are compounds that give food bright color and have antioxidant properties. It is produced by the microalgae Haematoccous pluvialis whenever its water supply dries up to protect itself from lack of nutrition and intense sunlight. Natural astaxanthin is found in only two sources: microalgae and the sea animals that […]