Astaxanthin 6mg

90 Softgels

DRB-00367

Health interest: Eye Health , Antioxidants
  • Doctor’s Best Astaxanthin is an antioxidant that supports healthy blood flow and vessel integrity.

  • Astaxanthin promotes a healthy, integrated immune response, as well as supporting memory and other brain functions.

  • Astaxanthin enhances vision, relieves eye fatigue, and has beneficial effects on cell membranes that manage important life functions.

  • Best Astaxanthin contains AstaPure®, a patented and quality controlled source of natural astaxanthin.

  • Gluten Free, Non-GMO

Available Sizes

30 Softgels, 90 Softgels

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What is Doctor’s Best Astaxanthin?

Doctor’s Best Astaxanthin is an antioxidant that supports healthy blood flow and vessel integrity, promotes a healthy, integrated immune response, and supports memory and other brain functions. Astaxanthin also enhances vision and relieves eye fatigue. Astaxanthin has beneficial effects on cell membranes that manage important life functions. The body cannot make astaxanthin, it must be consumed either through diet or supplementation. Astaxanthin is made by algae and moves up the food chain when the algae are consumed as food. It gives the red color to seafood such as salmon, trout, crab, shrimp, lobster, and krill, but these sources of astaxanthin are not common in most diets. Doctor’s Best is pleased to offer this nutrient in its natural form, as a concentrate from the microalga Haematococcus pluvialis.

How does it work?

The molecular structure of astaxanthin is long and thin, with both ends having “polar” groups that are compatible with water while the middle segment is “nonpolar” and not water-compatible. This molecular structure allows astaxanthin to move into cell membranes without substantially affecting the membrane structure, astaxanthin is able to provide potent protection against cell damage, like the damage caused by free radicals. All cells have membranes and it is vital to maintain the health of these membranes so that the cell may function properly. Every cell membrane is an ultrathin sheet of lipids into which enzymes and other catalytic proteins are inserted. Intense metabolic activities within cell membranes typically generate highly reactive “free radical” substances. The damage caused by these free radicals can be attenuated by antioxidant activity. Astaxanthin provides cell membranes with a potent antioxidant defense against free radicals.

What is the country of origin for Doctor's Best products?

Doctor’s Best products are quality tested and manufactured in the United States using highly qualified cGMP manufacturers and raw material ingredients. Doctor’s Best sources raw materials from around the world and ingredients are subject to the intense testing and verification regardless of geography of origin.

Consult your healthcare provider before use if you are taking any prescription medications or if you have a medical condition.

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What is Doctor’s Best Astaxanthin?

Doctor’s Best Astaxanthin is an antioxidant that supports healthy blood flow and vessel integrity, promotes a healthy, integrated immune response, and supports memory and other brain functions. Astaxanthin also enhances vision and relieves eye fatigue. Astaxanthin has beneficial effects on cell membranes that manage important life functions. The body cannot make astaxanthin, it must be consumed either through diet or supplementation. Astaxanthin is made by algae and moves up the food chain when the algae are consumed as food. It gives the red color to seafood such as salmon, trout, crab, shrimp, lobster, and krill, but these sources of astaxanthin are not common in most diets. Doctor’s Best is pleased to offer this nutrient in its natural form, as a concentrate from the microalga Haematococcus pluvialis.

How does it work?

The molecular structure of astaxanthin is long and thin, with both ends having “polar” groups that are compatible with water while the middle segment is “nonpolar” and not water-compatible. This molecular structure allows astaxanthin to move into cell membranes without substantially affecting the membrane structure, astaxanthin is able to provide potent protection against cell damage, like the damage caused by free radicals. All cells have membranes and it is vital to maintain the health of these membranes so that the cell may function properly. Every cell membrane is an ultrathin sheet of lipids into which enzymes and other catalytic proteins are inserted. Intense metabolic activities within cell membranes typically generate highly reactive “free radical” substances. The damage caused by these free radicals can be attenuated by antioxidant activity. Astaxanthin provides cell membranes with a potent antioxidant defense against free radicals.

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What is the country of origin for Doctor's Best products?

Doctor’s Best products are quality tested and manufactured in the United States using highly qualified cGMP manufacturers and raw material ingredients. Doctor’s Best sources raw materials from around the world and ingredients are subject to the intense testing and verification regardless of geography of origin.

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Consult your healthcare provider before use if you are taking any prescription medications or if you have a medical condition.