Astaxanthin: “The King of Antioxidants”

Natural astaxanthin is a carotenoid, like lycopene in tomatoes and β-carotene in carrots, and is an approved antioxidant ingredient for dietary supplements and foods. It has antioxidant activity in the body.

Astaxanthin in Nature:

In nature, salmon store natural astaxanthin in their muscles to give them the endurance to swim upstream to spawn. They transfer astaxanthin to their roe to protect the roe’s DNA from being damaged by the UV rays in sunlight. When a shrimp is cooked, it suddenly turns red. That natural pigment is astaxanthin – a naturally occurring carotenoid that imprints crabs, krill, lobsters and even flamingos with a vivid reddish coloration. Natural astaxanthin, like a miracle of nature, emerges to protect animals in the peak of their struggle against harsh environmental conditions, including UVA radiation and oxidative stress and inflammation inside the body.

Natural Astaxanthin is also found in freshwater non-GMO Micro-algae: Haemotococcus Pluvialis. It has been shown that Haemotococcus Pluvialis can produce the largest amount of astaxanthin than any other organism. You can find this species of micro-algae in a variety of habitats from the African lakes to the Arctic snowfields.

Under favorable conditions, the motile, green cells thrive. However, when facing unfavorable conditions, the cells enter a resting and start producing astaxanthin to protect their nuclear DNA and cell contents from oxidative stress and UVA radiation.


Due to Astaxanthin’s unique molecular structure, it is much stronger than any other antioxidant molecule.



Where does Astavita get its natural astaxanthin?

Astavita’s natural astaxanthin is cultivated by our sister company AstaReal in Moses Lake, Washington. Using the unique indoor photo-bioreactor cultivation system and sustainable clean energy. That cultivation enables us to stably supply high-quality, pure and safe natural astaxanthin. We pride ourselves about the cultivation in a natural, responsible manner and through the local communities in the United States.

Astavita’s products use only the highest quality ingredients to provide you with the best results. In our opinion Astavita has the best astaxanthin supplement available. Not only do we use the best astaxanthin from AstaReal, our products are also non-GMO, vegan, gluten free and made in the USA.

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