A unique and powerful antioxidant supplement
- Provides cardiovascular support
- Promotes healthy, beautiful-looking skin
- Does not turn into a free radical itself, as do most antioxidants
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Naturally occurring antioxidants play a key role in our bodies by helping us repair damage caused by free radicals. However, more often than not, free radicals far outnumber the naturally occurring antioxidants. That’s why, in order for our bodies to maintain balance, it is necessary to supplement with man-made antioxidants.
As usual, choosing natural supplements is an excellent way to fill in the gaps in nutritional intake. AOR’s well-sourced, non-GMO, vegan Astaxanthin Ultra™ formula offers antioxidants benefits in a convenient, one-capsule dose.
As a unique carotenoid that offers exceptional antioxidant protection, Astaxanthin Ultra™ works with the body to destroy singlet oxygen free radicals. This unique formula is 550 times more potent than vitamin E in this role, and 40 times more potent than beta-carotene. One of the main attributes of astaxanthin is that, unlike other antioxidants, it does not turn into a free radical itself after ridding the body of free radicals.
Astaxanthin benefits different areas of the body. Because it is able to cross the blood-brain barrier, it lessens oxidative stress in the eyes, the brain, and the central nervous system. Astaxanthin promotes cardiovascular and gastrointestinal system health and is also used in the production of many skincare products.
AOR’s Astaxanthin Ultra™ is a powerful antioxidant supplement that provides optimal support for the body and combats the damaging effects of free radicals.
Astaxanthin is a unique carotenoid that offers exceptional antioxidant protection. It is 550 times more potent than Vitamin E in this role, and 40 times more potent than beta-carotene.*
AOR™ guarantees that all ingredients have been declared on the label. Made without wheat, gluten, nuts, peanuts, dairy, eggs, fish, shellfish or any animal by-product.
Take 1 capsules 1-2 times daily with food, or as directed by a qualified health care practitioner.
Consult your physician before use if you are pregnant, lactating, have medical condition, or are taking any medication. Keep out of reach of children.
- Heart health
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
† Daily Value not established
Other Ingredients: Mixed tocopherols from soy (preservative), corn starch, medium chain triglycerides (from palm kernel oil), gum Arabic, Capsule (hypromellose, glycerin and purified water), tapioca dextrin, silicon dioxide, carboxymethyl cellulose, polyglycerol esters of fatty acids (from palm kernel), sodium carboxymethylcellulose, microcrystalline cellulose and sodium stearyl fumarate.
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