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Health Benefits at a Glance:

Astaxanthin is a very versatile antioxidant loaded with health benefits. It can support joint, immune, brain, cardiovascular, DNA, mitochondrial health and vascular health within the eye. So Astaxanthin with Phospholipids combines natural astaxanthin with a proprietary blend of four phospholipids to facilitate maximum absorption of astaxanthin into the bloodstream to get as much as possible out of the health benefits that Astaxanthin can give your body.

 

Why it Works:

Astaxanthin is powerful antioxidant which can support over all body health and is a very important nutrient for eye health support. The reason for that is that this powerful carotenoid can cross the blood-eye barrier and thereby support vascular health within the eye and protect the eyes’ sensitive cells [1].

However, astaxanthin is a fat-soluble antioxidant, meaning that its absorption can be low. To address this problem, Life Extension have blended 4 mg of natural astaxanthin with a proprietary blend of 80 mg of four phospholipids in its Astaxanthin with Phospholipids formula to facilitate maximum absorption of astaxanthin into the bloodstream.

 

The Science Behind the Product:

Astaxanthin is a red pigment molecule that is a member of the carotenoid family found in certain marine algae]. New research has revealed that astaxanthin plays a role in joint optimization, immune [2-4], brain [5-9], cardiovascular [10-17], DNA [6,18,19] and mitochondrial health [20-24]. Research has also demonstrated that astaxanthin can help promote healthy blood sugar levels for people who are in the normal range [25-27]. This formulation is designed to enhance astaxanthin absorption by several fold[28]. Astaxanthin also promotes the activity of white blood cells (lymphocytes) and natural killer cells (NK) that play a role in the innate immune system [29-31]. Additionally, astaxanthin plays a role in fighting aging, protects heart muscle and supports eye health [32,33].

 

How to Use:

  • Take one (1) softgel once or twice daily with or without food, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.

 

Reference List:

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  2. Chem Biol Interact. 2012 Apr 15;197(1):58-67.
  3. Eur J Nutr. 2010 Dec;49(8):447-57.
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  5. BMC Neurosci. 2012 Dec 29;13(1):156.
  6. FASEB J. 2009 Jun;23(6):1958-68.
  7. J Clin Biochem Nutr. 2010 Sep;47(2):121-9.
  8. Brain Res. 2010 Nov 11;1360:40-8.
  9. Forum Nutr. 2009;61:129-35.
  10. Arzneimittelforschung. 2011;61(4):239-46.
  11. Biol Pharm Bull. 2005 Jan;28(1):47-52.
  12. Nutr Res. 2011 Oct;31(10):784-9.
  13. Biol Pharm Bull. 2006 Apr;29(4):684-8.
  14. Atherosclerosis. 2010 Apr;209(2):520-3.
  15. J Nutr. 2011 Sep;141(9):1611-7.
  16. Cardiovasc Hematol Agents Med Chem. 2006 Oct;4(4):335-49.
  17. Future Cardiol. 2009 Jul;5(4):333-42.
  18. Chem Biol Interact. 2011 Aug 15;193(1):79-87.
  19. Invest New Drugs. 2011 Apr;29(2):207-24.
  20. Available at: http://www.beta-glucan-info.com/astaxanthin.htm accessed June 18, 2015
  21. Available at:  http://www.chiro.org/nutrition/FULL/Antioxidants_Relative_Singlet_Oxygen_Quenching_Rates.html accessed June 18, 2015
  22. Altern Med Rev. 2011 Dec;16(4):355-64.
  23. J Cell Mol Med. 2014 Nov;18(11):2198-212.
  24. J Assist Reprod Genet. 2013 Jun;30(5):623-31.
  25. Redox Rep. 2002;7(5):290-3.
  26. Biofactors. 2004;20(1):49-59.
  27. Med Hypotheses. 2011 Oct;77(4):550-6.
  28. Int J Pharm. 2011 June 30; 412(1-2):99-105
  29. Anticancer Res. 2010 Jun;30(6):2171-5.
  30. Vet Immunol Immunopathol. 2011 Apr 15;140(3-4):199-206
  31. Vet Immunol Immunopathol. 2011 Dec 15;144(3-4):455-61.
  32. Anticancer Res. 2010 Jul;30(7):2721-5
  33.  Clin Biochem Nutr. 2009 May;44(3):280-4.

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Supplement Facts

Serving Size 1 softgel

Servings per Container 30

Amount per Serving

Astaxanthin Phospholipid Proprietary Blend Phospholipids, Natural Astaxanthin [from extract of Haematococcus pluvialis algae (providing 4 mg astaxanthin)]

84 mg

Other ingredients: sunflower oil, gelatin, glycerin, purified water, extra virgin olive oil.

Non-GMO.

Dosage and Use
  • Suggested daily intake is one (1) softgel once or twice, with or without food, or as directed by a medical practitioner. 

Warnings

KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.
DO NOT EXCEED RECOMMENDED DOSE.
Do not purchase if outer seal is broken or damaged.
If you are undergoing treatment for a medical condition or if you are pregnant or lactating, please consult with your medical practitioner first.
 
A food supplement should not be used as a substitute for a varied and balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle. Store tightly closed in a cool and dry place.
Astaxanthin for Immune-, Brain-, Vascular- and Eye Health Support

Astaxanthin in Astaxanthin with Phospholipids:

  • Can support immune-, brain-, cardiovascular-, mitochondrial-health
  • Can cross the blood-eye barrier and support eye health
  • Has higher than normal absorbability

 

Use Astaxanthin with Phospholipids to get most of the health benefits that astaxanthin can give you, from joint support to immune, brain, cardiovascular, mitochondrial and eye health support - Astaxanthin can support it all! 

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