IS THE KING OF CAROTENOIDS!
Carotenoids are plant-based pigments that give many fruits and vegetables their vibrant colors. They also provide potent antioxidant properties that can protect your body against oxidative stress and promote your overall health. While there are hundreds of different carotenoids, astaxanthin in particular stands out. Simply put, astaxanthin is unmatched in its antioxidant strength and potency, earning it the title of the “King of Carotenoids.”
It's important to get your astaxanthin from a reliable source, which is why we’re bringing you the best and cleanest astaxanthin supplements on the market at an affordable cost. Our Chief Originals® Astaxanthin Softgels are derived from clean and carefully cultivated Haematococcus pluvialis microalgae sustainably grown in a controlled lab environment via CO2 extraction. Our high-quality softgels are Natural Algae Astaxanthin (NAXA)-verified and contain no gluten, pesticides, radiation or GMOs of any kind. They are also extensively lab tested for glyphosate, heavy metals and microbiology.
WHAT IS ASTAXANTHIN?**
One of the most powerful antioxidants found in nature, astaxanthin is a fat-soluble keto-carotenoid that belongs to the subclass of xanthophyll. It also belongs to the same family as other powerful, naturally occurring antioxidants such as lycopene, lutein and beta-carotene. For many people, astaxanthin is the go-to supplement for optimal health because it provides a multitude of health benefits, such as supporting the healthy functions of your brain, heart, eyes, skin, joints, tendons and immune system.
While astaxanthin can be found in a wide variety of organisms, one of the richest natural sources of astaxanthin is the unicellular microalga called Haematococcus pluvialis. With the help of astaxanthin, these remarkable microorganisms are able to survive for years under harsh sunlight. Due to their natural abundance of astaxanthin pigments, these microalgae appear to be bright red in color.
When other aquatic animals, such as shrimp, salmon and trout, consume large quantities of these microalgae, these marine creatures, in turn, acquire their distinctive reddish or pinkish hues, along with enhanced vitality.
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As one of Mother Nature’s most powerful antioxidants, astaxanthin is what helps give salmon their ability to achieve incredible feats of physical strength and endurance, such as leaping up waterfalls against the current. Humans can also experience similar benefits when they regularly incorporate astaxanthin into their daily routines.
Due to its unique molecular structure, astaxanthin can move throughout your entire body more efficiently than other antioxidants. Astaxanthin also does not become a pro-oxidant in the body. These factors make astaxanthin one of the most powerful and effective free-radical scavengers that can be absorbed by the human body, which easily sets it apart from other, less effective antioxidants.
Compared to other antioxidants, astaxanthin is:
- 6,000x stronger in antioxidant power than vitamin C
- 800x better at singlet oxygen quenching than CoQ10
- 550x stronger than green tea catechins and vitamin E
- 75x stronger than alpha-lipoic acid
- 54x more effective at free radical scavenging than beta-carotene
- 10x more powerful than other antioxidant carotenoids, such as zeaxanthin, lutein and beta-carotene
There is no doubt that astaxanthin is truly the “King of Carotenoids.”
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Boasting extraordinary nutritional benefits, astaxanthin also provides remarkable free radical-scavenging abilities that make it a powerful asset for both athletes and regular gym-goers. As a dietary supplement, astaxanthin acts as a powerful lipid-soluble antioxidant that can help maintain your body’s natural strength, stamina and endurance. Its antioxidant properties also allow it to combat free radicals and promote normal recovery from physical exertion.
In order to make the most out of your workout, it is recommended to take 12 mg of astaxanthin per day. Each Chief Originals® Astaxanthin Softgel contains this exact amount, making it the perfect way to get your daily dose of this super-antioxidant.
HEALTH TIP FROM THE HEALTH RANGER:
Because astaxanthin is fat-soluble, you can maximize its distribution to your body's cells by taking it with flax oil, coconut oil, fish oils or Ahiflower, our vegan-friendly alternative to fish oils.
– Mike Adams, The Health Ranger
HEALTH BENEFITS OF ASTAXANTHIN**
Promotes healthy immune function
Supports healthy brain function
Supports healthy recovery after exercise
According to a study published in the journal Nutrition & Metabolism, supplementing with astaxanthin can help maintain healthy immune function. As a potent antioxidant, astaxanthin can support your natural immune defenses by helping protect your body against external threats.
A study that appeared in the journal Alternative Medicine Review suggests that astaxanthin can support a healthy brain and help maintain optimal cognitive functions. As an antioxidant, astaxanthin helps protect your brain from free radical damage.
Many athletes supplement with astaxanthin to support the body's natural endurance, stamina and normal recovery after a strenuous workout. A study that appeared in the journal Frontiers in Nutrition, verified these benefits, along with many other studies.
Promotes healthy joints and tendons
Supports healthy heart function
Supports healthy eye function
Promotes healthy, glowing skin
According to a study done by the American Association for Hand Surgery, supplementing with astaxanthin can help maintain the optimal health and mobility of your joints and tendons. Astaxanthin also possesses potent antioxidant properties that can protect your joints and tendons from oxidative stress and promote their overall health.
Antioxidants, such as astaxanthin, support healthy cardiovascular function by protecting your heart from oxidative stress and supporting its overall health. According to a study published in the Biological & Pharmaceutical Bulletin, astaxanthin can also help maintain healthy blood pressure levels that are already within the normal range.
Similar to the beta-carotene found in carrots, astaxanthin is a potent carotenoid that supports optimal eye function. However, astaxanthin is at least 10 times more powerful than beta-carotene and other antioxidant carotenoids. According to a 2008 study published in the journal Ophthalmology, regularly supplementing with astaxanthin can help maintain healthy vision.
A 2012 study from the journal Acta Biochimica Polonica suggested that astaxanthin can help maintain healthy, radiant skin in both men and women. If you experience frequent sun exposure, it is highly recommended to supplement with astaxanthin.
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Regularly eating a lot of salmon and other brightly colored seafood can help increase your intake of astaxanthin by a small amount. However, it is much more efficient to take astaxanthin supplements. Not only do supplements provide a much more concentrated form of astaxanthin, but they also allow you to fully enjoy the benefits of astaxanthin without the worry of mercury contamination commonly found with seafood.
Our Chief Originals® Astaxanthin Softgels offer a safe, easy and cost-efficient way to get your daily dose of astaxanthin. Our astaxanthin softgels are derived from clean and carefully cultivated Haematococcus pluvialis microalgae sustainably grown in a controlled lab environment via CO2 extraction. They contain no gluten, pesticides, radiation or GMOs of any kind. They are also Natural Algae Astaxanthin (NAXA)-verified and meticulously lab tested for glyphosate, heavy metals and microbiology.
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