Astaxanthin Benefits and Side Effects - Astaxanthin is classified as a xanthophyll, which is a carotenoid pigment, and can be found in microalgae, yeast, salmon, trout, krill, shrimp, crayfish, crustaceans, and the feathers of some birds. But, what is the Benefits and Side Effects of Astaxanthin?
According to calorielab.com:
The primary astaxanthin benefits come from its anti-inflammatory properties; Dr. Mercola indicated that astaxanthin could be used to treat cataracts, cardiovascular disease, arthritis and even cancer. The supplement may also enhance athletic performance. Astaxanthin side effects include a drop in blood pressure, hormonal changes, decreased libido and increased skin pigmentation, according to Healthline; those with immune disorders, asthma, osteoporosis or parathyroid disorders should avoid astaxanthin.
If you want to know more about Astaxanthin you can watch Dr. Joe Mercola on the Dr. Oz show this evening.