How does AstaFactor®
compare to other antioxidants?
Studies show that astaxanthin, the
active ingredient in Astafactor®,
has up to 500 times more antioxidant activity than vitamin E and 10 times more
than beta-carotene. Research also indicates that astaxanthin may be up to 10
times more effective that other carotenoids such as canthaxanthin, lutein,
lycopene and zeaxanthin.
What are the major health
benefits of AstaFactor®?
Provides significantly more
antioxidant activity than other carotenoids and antioxidants such as
beta-carotene and vitamin E.
Inhibits inflammation associated
with sore muscles and stiff joints.
Enhances immune system function by
modulating T cell-mediated immune responses (e.g. increases production of
antibody-secreting cells and Interleukin 2 and suppresses production of
Crosses the blood brain barrier
making it available to the central nervous system including the eyes and brain.
Protects cells from damage
associated with ultraviolet light, providing protection from sunburn.
Enhances the antioxidant actions of
vitamin E and vitamin C.
What is oxidative stress?
Oxidative stress comes from
environmental exposure to air pollution, ultraviolet light and tobacco smoke, as
well as from natural body functions such as food digestion and cell respiration.
Oxidative stress also occurs when we are sick, fighting an infection, have
muscle inflammation or when we are healing from an injury.
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