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Astaxanthin 60 Softgels (AST6)

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Price: $38.30
Item Number: PE-AST6
Brand: Pure Encapsulations
UPC: AST6
Condition: New
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Powerful antioxidant for the skin, macula, joints, immune system and cardiovascular function

Powerful antioxidant for the skin, macula, joints, immune system and cardiovascular function Derived from Haematococcus pluvialis microalgae cultivated under pristine conditions, esterfied astaxanthin is a stable, powerful, fat-soluble antioxidant from the carotenoid family.
Haematococcus algae produces astaxanthin to protect itself against ultraviolet-induced free radical damage.
Astaxanthin is different from beta- carotene in that it has two additional oxygenated groups on each of its ring structures, enhancing its ability to scavenge free radicals.
It is believed to be several hundred times more effective than vitamin E in neutralizing singlet oxygen molecules and has been shown to exert greater antioxidant activity than both zeaxanthin and lutein.
Astaxanthin protects the phospholipid membranes of cells from oxidative damage.
In a recent U.S.
study, it demonstrated the ability to cross the blood brain barrier and protect the retina in animals, suggesting its potential for supporti
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