Supplement Database: Astaxanthin

Astaxanthin Explained

What is Astaxanthin?

A potent antioxidant carotenoid found in algae, salmon, and shellfish, known for its anti-inflammatory and cell-protective properties.

Benefits of Astaxanthin

Reduces exercise-induced oxidative stress and muscle damage; enhances recovery and immune function; supports skin health and UV protection; may improve endurance and exercise performance.

Drawbacks of Astaxanthin?

Limited research on performance-enhancing effects in humans; optimal dosage and timing for maximum may vary; may interact with certain medications or supplements.