Astaxanthin Supplement

Astaxanthin is a member of the carotenoid family, which are compounds that provide vibrant colors to various foods such as the pink in salmon.

 

Health Benefits on Astaxanthin Supplement:

Astaxanthin is good for:

  • Skin Protection
  • Protection Against Disease
  • Eyesight Protection and Improvement
  • Anti-Aging
  • Liver Protection
  • Natural Sunscreen
  • Anti-inflammatory and Antibacterial
  • Cancer Protection
  • Increased Male Fertility
  • Diabetes Prevention
  • Heart Disease Prevention
  • Enhanced Memory and Cognitive Function

 

Nutrients you can get in Astaxanthin Supplement:

Astaxanthin is rich in vitamins and minerals like vitamin C, vitamin D, vitamin E, beta-carotene and lutein.

 

Dosage on taking Astaxanthin Supplement:

Recommended dosages range from 4-8mg/day for preventive measures up to 12-16mg/day for treatment of chronic pain, inflammation or as protection from sunburn. If you exercise strenuously on a regular basis, you might want to take the higher dosage.

 

Side Effects of Astaxanthin Supplement:

You should also know about the side effects of astaxanthin. No toxic side-effects are related with overdose of astaxanthin. However, mild to moderate side effects are noticed with high doses of it. Some side effects include:

  • Aplastic anemia
  • Eye damage because of crystal formation
  • Decreased libido
  • Reduction in blood pressure,
  • Enhanced skin pigmentation
  • Gynecomastia (abnormal enlargement of breasts in men)
  • Inhibited 5-alpha-reductase
  • Increased hair growth
  • Lowered eosinophil counts
  • Parathyroid intervention
  • Lowered serum calcium
  • Inhibited conversion of testosterone to dihydrotestosterone

 

 

For more information about Astaxanthin Supplement, visit links below:

Astaxanthin at Wiki
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Astaxanthin at WebMD
Astaxanthin at Diet Health Club
Astaxanthin at Astaxanthin Benefits