Now Foods, Extra Strength Astaxanthin, 10 mg, 60 Softgels
Now Foods, Extra Strength Astaxanthin, 10 mg, 60 Softgels
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Shipping Weight:0.18 lbsSwitch to Metric units
- Product Code: NOW-02251
- UPC Code: 733739022516
- Package Quantity: 60 Softgels
4.3 x 2 x 2 in, 0.15 lbsSwitch to Metric units
|Combo Discount:||- $2.00|
- Cellular Protection
- Potent Free Radical Neutralizer
- Supports Balanced Immune System Responses
- A Dietary Supplement
- General Health
- Family Owned Since 1968
- Quality GMP Assured
NOW Astaxanthin is a naturally occurring carotenoid that, due to its unique structure, performs an important role in cellular free radical protection and healthy immune system responses. NOW Astaxanthin is derived from Non-GMO Haematococcus pluvialis microalgae and has naturally occurring lutein, canthaxanthin and beta-carotene.
Take 1 softgel daily with a fat-containing meal.
Organic extra virgin olive oil, softgel capsule (gelatin, water, glycerin) and vitamin E (as natural d-alpha tocopherol).
Contains refined soy oil (non-GMO).
Not manufactured with wheat, gluten, milk, egg, fish or shellfish ingredients. Produced in a GMP facility that processes other ingredients containing these allergens.
This extra strength product has over twice the Astaxanthin (10 mg per softgel) than our regular strength product (4 mg per softgel).
Caution: For adults only. Consult physician if pregnant/nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition. Keep out of reach of children.
Natural color variation may occur in this product.
Do not eat freshness packet. Keep in bottle.
Store in a cool, dry place after opening.
|Serving Size:1 Softgel|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|Natural Astaxanthin (from Haematococcus pluvialis Extract)||10 mg||†|
|†Daily Value not established.|
I bought this as an all-purpose antioxidant. I've used it at lower doses (4 mg) in the past, and believe that its usefullness as an antioxidant is probably understated. It supposedly protects against wrinkles, and I know from experience that it increases the amount of time neccessary for a sunburn. I decided to up the ante, so to speak, and try the 12 mg BioAstin product about 6 months ago. I take one each day with my largest meal. I noted with some surprise, after about three weeks, that the lower back pain which had plagued me for 10 years had disappeared! I have a physically demanding job as a pet store manager which requires me to be on my feet all day, often lifting very heavy weights, so the constant pain and soreness was really hindering me. After two bottles had been exhausted I accidentally ran out. The back pain mysteriously returned after a few days. I then determined that I would never run out again! Several days after receiving my new bottle, my back was as good as new! I don't know for a fact that the BioAstin astaxanthin was the culprit, and I don't know that it would do the same for anyone else, but I know this: I don't intend to ever be out of this! Fortunately, my success continued using the NOW product,. One or two per day, taken with food, may make a huge difference for you as it did for me. I believe that nutritional supplements saved my life. I've tried a lot of products, and I know what works and what doesn't. My reviews are honest, straighforward, and based on my experience. Read my other reviews to quickly learn from my three decades of research and experimentation.
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My knees are bending easily and no pain.
Posted by 5490609097026834550 on Jun 21, 2017 | Verified Purchase
I was taking another brand of 4mg for about 3 weeks, noticed a difference in my knee flexability and am now taking this product of 10mg. It's truly amazing, I'm 60, an ex-athlete, and my knees have been stiff for at least a decade but not any more. I'm amazed and how quickly this works on my joints, it's been less than a month and there's a huge change. Very happy customer.
Experienced packaging issues
Posted by 5415449295199986869 on May 19, 2017 | Verified Purchase
The product itself is good - when I could get it out of the container. All of the soft gels had cemented together into a solid block. Some broke when I was prising them apart (ruining the rest).
Posted by 5034075778646362687 on May 01, 2017 | Verified Purchase
This is my 8th bottle of astaxanthin from now foods. Have tried other brands but I always come back to this one. I don't have any specific medical issue, been using it as an imune system booster. Since I'm using it I have no problems with alergies or viruses/bacteria.
Protection from Glaucoma
Posted by Reviewer2475795 on Feb 28, 2017 | Verified Purchase
It has been great for protecting my eyes as my family suffer from glaucoma and the other protection it offers is to my skin keeping me looking young as it seems to retain the elasticity that we all hope for when we grow older.
Good Source Of Omega 3
Posted by 5400491281986643896 on Jun 11, 2017 | Verified Purchase
Good stuff, for additional discount use : RWN452