About Astaxanthin

About Astaxanthin

Regenurex’s main ingredient is natural astaxanthin—nature’s mightiest antioxidant. It fights off the harmful effects of oxidation caused by free radicals.

Your body naturally creates free radicals as byproducts of energy production. These free radicals are very unstable, highly reactive, and can damage DNA and tissue. When unchecked they can lead to a condition known as oxidative stress resulting in chronic inflammation—a major cause of aging and degenerative diseases.  

Astaxanthin is considered to be nature’s mightiest antioxidant because it resides in the cell membrane and protects the cell from free radical damage. Astaxanthin neutralizes multiple free radicals, never becomes pro-oxidant, and can pass through the blood-brain and blood-retinal barriers. It’s also far superior to other antioxidants in its ability to scavenge and neutralize free radicals— 65 times more powerful than vitamin C!

Astaxanthin is a natural anti-inflammatory agent and has been shown in humans to reduce C-reactive protein, a biomarker for inflammation (REF).

Learn more about astaxanthin in our blog.

Food-based Sources of Astaxanthin

The human body does not produce astaxanthin so it needs to be consumed either through food or supplements. There are several natural food sources which are characterized by the distinctive red colour of astaxanthin. The most common include wild sockeye salmon, lobster, shrimp, and crab, which consume large amounts of natural algae-based sources of astaxanthin.

In order to obtain 12 mg of astaxanthin from food sources, you would have to eat up to 4 servings of wild sockeye salmon every day. That’s a lot of salmon!

What Makes Regenurex So Special?

Our roots, our technology, and our passion. Read more about it in the Why Regenurex section.