Astaxanthin is a carotenoid which is found in various microorganisms and marine animals, like Krill.
Astaxanthin is a carotenoid like lutein, zeaxanthin, and cryptoxanthin.
The functions of astaxanthin are generally considered to be similar to the carotenoid family. Antioxidant component: carotenoids are considered to be antioxidants.
Emerging scientific research suggests astaxanthin may have anti-inflammatory properties.
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