Nutra Origin Astaxanthin 4 mg. - 30 Softgels
Nutra Origin Astaxanthin provides a concentrated source of one of Nature's most powerful antioxidants - astaxanthin. A type of carotenoid related to lutein and beta-carotene, astaxanthin is a bright red pigment naturally produced by marine algae. Its sole purpose is to protect the algae from the free radicals generated by ultra-violet light. Research has shown that when ingested, astaxanthin turns its protective powers to the human body, where it prevents free radicals from attacking internal organs and tissues. Delivering 4 mg of pure, 100% natural astaxanthin per softgel, NutraOrigin's Astaxanthin is free of major allergens such as wheat, gluten, corn, yeast, soy, and dairy - and contains no artificial colors, sweeteners, or preservatives.
Key benefits of Nutra Origin Astaxanthin:
- Support balanced blood sugar levels
- Reduce muscle fatigue
- Accelerate exercise-induced fat loss
- Support visual acuity
- Enhance immune response
- Support healthy arteries
- Help maintain cholesterol and blood pressure levels already within a healthy range
How Nutra Origin Astaxanthin works:
Developed based on a thorough review of the scientific evidence, NutraOrigin's Astaxanthinincludes 4 mg of pure, 100% natural astaxanthin, with no artificial colors, flavors, or preservatives. The description below will give you a better understanding of how Astaxanthin delivers a broad array of health benefits.
Maintaining balanced blood sugar (glucose) levels is important for nourishing the health of the cells, which use glucose to fuel all of their activity. When blood sugar is too low, energy decreases. When blood sugar is too high, oxidative stress (caused by free radicals) increases.
Astaxanthin has been shown to support balanced blood sugar levels in animal models. One study showed that when astaxanthin was administered to mice, it preserved their ability to secrete insulin - the hormone that shuttles glucose from the blood into the cells. Another study in mice found that astaxanthin reduced free radical-induced oxidative stress on the kidneys and preserved the functioning of kidney cells.
Muscle Fatigue and Fat Loss
Can a natural substance reduce muscle fatigue and accelerate fat loss? It sounds too good to be true, but animal and human research points in that direction.
A placebo-controlled human study, published in 2002, found that 6 mg of astaxanthin supplementation per day reduced the concentration of lactic acid - the stuff that causes muscle fatigue - in the muscles of adult males who had just run 1,200 meters.
Then, in 2008, an animal study yielded these exciting results: Mice that had been supplemented with astaxanthin burned more fat exercising on the treadmill than mice that simply exercised alone. The researchers speculated that astaxanthin prompted the body to burn fat rather than glucose during exercise, which led to improved endurance and increased fat loss. If these results hold true for humans as well, astaxanthin could be an important tool in supporting natural weight loss.
The same researchers who tested astaxanthin's effect on muscle fatigue in humans also researched whether the antioxidant could affect visual acuity. Healthy adult males were divided into two groups: half were given astaxanthin supplements (6 mg per day) and half were administered placebos. Astaxanthin supported two parameters of visual acuity compared to control: deep vision and critical flicker vision. his finding complements earlier test tube research on astaxanthin and vision, which found that astaxanthin protected the lens of the eye from oxidative stress caused by free radicals.
A randomized, double-blind placebo-controlled human study published in 2010 tested the effects of astaxanthin on the immune system of healthy young women. The subjects received 0 mg, 2 mg, or 8 mg of astaxanthin daily for 8 weeks. By the end of the study period, those receiving astaxanthin supplements showed a strengthened immune response compared to those taking placebo pills - even at the low level of 2 mg per day. This study confirmed earlier laboratory and animal research, which showed that astaxanthin had significant immune-modulating actions.
Research in humans and animals has shown there are a variety of ways that astaxanthin impacts cardiovascular health. First, as a powerful antioxidant, astaxanthin protects LDL ("bad") cholesterol from oxidation, which could help maintain the health of the arteries. Second, astaxanthin helps maintain cholesterol levels that are already within a healthy range. And third, astaxanthin may help people with normal blood pressure levels keep them that way, as animal research shows it modulates blood fluidity, supports vascular tone, promotes arterial health, and induces vaso-relaxation, which allows more blood to flow through the vessels.
About Nutra Origin:
NutraOrigin's focus is on the development of comprehensive, state-of-the-art formulas to address nutritionally the major health concerns of Americans. their oriented toward performance, and they offer unique products, manufactured proudly in the United States, to their customers not as quick fixes but as a part of nutritional regimens that can be incorporated easily into their busy schedules. You know those days. The ones when you wake up and your head is clear, your energy is high, and your body does not ache. You feel great. Nothing can stop you. For most of us, those days are occasional. At Nutra Origin, their goal is to make them usual.
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"The US health care system is still largely designed to treat patients with acute medical problems.... 'At no point in medical school are physicians exposed to patients with chronic illness, except for acute episodes leading to hospitalization,' says Michael Lockshin, MD, a Harvard Medical School graduate and head of the women and rheumatic disease center at New York City Hospital for Special Surgery. "The result: Many patients shuffle from doctor to doctor in search of relief from many complications of their chronic illnesses. On average, people with one chronic condition see three different physicians and fill seven prescriptions a year, according to Partnership for Solutions, a research group at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore.
People with five or more chronic conditions make 12 physician visits and fill 50 prescriptions a year.... "Chronic diseases are now the leading cause of disability and death in the United States, with seven in 10 deaths each year attributed to such illnesses as cancer, heart diseases, diabetes and stroke. About 133 million Americans - nearly one in two adults - live with at least one chronic disease, and more than one in 10 have three or more.... "'The present medical model has ignored many of the issues - pain, fatigue, anger - that interfere with people's lives,' says Nancy Whitelaw, Ph.D, NCOA senior vice president. 'Until their care system focuses on improved health for people with chronic conditions, they will never get a handle on skyrocketing costs.
'"Why NutraOrigin, you ask? NutraOrigin was launched with the single-minded goal of developing comprehensive, state-of-the-art formulas to address nutritionally the major health concerns of Americans. They are oriented toward performance and backed by serious research and development. Their new products arise from genuine advances in technology. They only manufacture supplements that provide verifiable results for the consumer. They are committed to the highest standards of ethics and integrity. Each of their products guarantees: Purity and potency, Integrity of formulation, and Adherence to label claims. One priority is never to take professional or ethical shortcuts, so the formulations are developed without cost restrictions. That freedom ensures the highest level of effectiveness. These products provide: Highly concentrated dosages, Multiple active compounds, A full spectrum of nutritional benefits, and Synergy of components to optimize absorption.