Astaxanthin a reddish pigment belonging to a chemical group of carotenoids which is a powerful antioxidant, anti-fatigue, and anti-inflammatory properties.
Carotenoids are pigmented phytochemicals found in plants, bacteria, algae that makes astaxanthin. Carotenoids offer the most diverse amazing pigment colours in nature, responsible for oranges, yellows, and pinks in fruits and plants.
A fat-soluble terpenes, compounds also known as a tetraterpenoid
Your body cannot produce astaxanthin
Naturally found in seafood as it gives things like the pink or red colour in salmon and lobster their red colour. (even the pink in Flamingos)
- Rainbow trout
- Prawns /Shrimp