Supperstar Supplement #3: Astaxanthin
• Because astaxanthin has been proven to cross the blood-rain barrier (see carnitine), it offers protection to the brain, the central nervous system, and the eyes.
• It increases physical endurance and reduces muscle damage.
• It reduces eye fatigue and improves visual acuity.
• It provides wrinkle reduction by internal supplementation.
• It reduces hyperpigmentation (better known as age spots).
• It provides cytokine regulation; inhibiting the expression of inflammatory cytokines and chemokines.
• It improves gastric health and reduces infection/inflammation of H. Pylori, spiral-shaped bacteria that can damage stomach and duodenal tissue, causing ulcers.
Astaxanthin is an exceptional anti-inflammatory, making it an important component of the Perricone Weight-Loss Diet. Its ability to protect muscles and increase physical endurance is a wonderful asset for everyone needing to start and maintain a regular exercise program. I strongly recommend supplementation — look for the AstaREAL® trademark on your bottle of Astaxanthin supplement for potency and purity.
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