Astaxanthin is one of the strongest antioxidants we know. In the previous post was mentioned about its impact on the brain, but on the properties of astaxanthin did not end! On the contrary, with its versatile action, this antioxidant can embarrass many a drug or supplement. Find out how astaxanthin can help you.
... and reduces oxidative stress in people with diabetes. We have written about oxidative stress here, so you already know that people with high blood glucose levels (which is a symptom of diabetes) are particularly vulnerable and should be avoided. In turn, decreasing insulin sensitivity (the so-called insulin resistance) often precedes the development of diabetes.  Astaxanthin works by protecting cells in the pancreas that produce insulin from oxidative stress.
How does he do it? It lowers the level of "bad" LDL cholesterol and increases the level of "good" HDL cholesterol. However, that's not all! Astaxanthin increases the level of adiponectin, the low level of which increases the risk of insulin resistance and cardiovascular disease. In addition, astaxanthin reduces and delays the clogging of blood vessels, which improves blood circulation. 
Do you have a lot of bulbs in your family? Instead of worrying, reach for astaxanthin! For now, only animal studies have been conducted, but the results so far show the protective effects of astaxanthin if supplemented prior to infarction. 
For a long time, the triumphs in pharmacies have been strengthened by immune boosters that work on the principle of stimulating the immune system. Essentially, the sense of their existence is similar - their producers try to convince you that your immunity is asleep or lazy when attacked by swarms of germs and for this reason you are ill. However, reality looks completely different.
Currently, more and more are known about autoimmune diseases associated with inflammation, the number and occurrence of which is growing at a rapid pace. These diseases affect various organs, eg the brain or joints, but the disease process always looks similar. The immune system confuses a harmless organ or substance such as grass pollen in case of allergy, with a virus, a bacterium or a fungus and attacks it. In the case of organs, the case looks extremely gruesome, because the antibodies sent by the lost immune system literally eat alive innocent and need you body.
Do drugs that stimulate the often stimulated immune system make sense in this case? No. More justified are measures that modulate the response of the immune system, that is, teach him the correct response to stimuli, eg innocent pollen or dangerous bacteria. And that's exactly what astaxanthin does in combination with fish oil rich in Omega-3. However, is it necessary, since Omega-3 acids have such an action alone? Yes, because astaxanthin increases the positive effect of Omega-3 on immunity. 
Thicker skin means better protection from solar radiation - but that's not all! Astaxanthin also protects against photo-aging, which occurs when the effects of tanning on your skin wrinkles, reduces skin firmness and density.
This does not mean, however, that you can throw away sunscreen, go to the beach and burn yourself to the boulder! However, if you take astaxanthin and apply a sunscreen, you no longer have to hide from the sun like a vampire. You can safely go outside - your young appearance will not suffer. 
You can reduce blood pressure in many ways: reducing body weight, adding exercise, a healthy diet, or reducing alcohol intake. Astaxanthin itself will have a minimal effect on blood pressure, compared to the methods mentioned above. However, if you combine them with astaxanthin, you will increase their positive effects on the cardiovascular system. 
Astaxanthin is not a miracle drug that you can ignore any advice about a healthy lifestyle. However, thanks to her you will increase your chances of fighting your old age - yours and your loved ones.