Healthy Origins® 100% Natural BioAstin® Astaxanthin is a carotenoid produced from Haematococcus Pluvialis microalgae. Carotenoids are organic pigments that naturally occur in plants and other photosynthetic organisms. These organic pigments are responsible for giving many plants, fruits, and sea life their vibrant colors. There are over 600 known carotenoids which are broken down into 2 groups: Xanthophylls and Carotenes.
One of the most important carotenoids in the Xanthophyll groups is the super antioxidant Astaxanthin.
• Astaxanthin is the most powerful known natural antioxidant on our planet!
• Natural Astaxanthin can have up to 550 times the antioxidant activity of Vitamin E and 10 times the antioxidant activity of Beta Carotene.
• May protect the skin from UV-induced damage and melanin production.