Now Foods, Astaxanthin, 4 mg, 60 Veggie Softgels

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Now Foods, Astaxanthin, 4 mg, 60 Veggie Softgels

Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 1 Softgel
  Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
Zanthin Natural Astaxanthin (Haematococcus pluvialis Extract) 4 mg *
* Daily Value not established.

Description

  • Supports Eye Health
  • Potent Carotenoid Antioxidant
  • Healthy Inflammatory Response
  • Vegetarian Formula
  • GMP-Quality Assured
  • A Dietary Supplement

Astaxanthin is a naturally occurring carotenoid that, because of its unique structure, provides a wide range of antioxidant benefits. Because Astaxanthin is able to cross the blood-brain and blood-retina barriers, it can deliver potent antioxidant protection directly to the eye, brain, and nervous system. Zanthin Astaxanthin has been patented for its ability to support retinal and overall ocular health. Scientific studies have also demonstrated that Astaxanthin can help to support a healthy inflammatory response.

Suggested Use

As a dietary supplement, take 1 softgel daily with a fat-containing meal. Consider taking these other NOW products: GliSODin and Alpha Lipoic Acid.

Other Ingredients

Extra virgin olive oil, vegetarian softgel capsule (glycerin, modified corn starch, carrageenan, sorbitol, water), and antioxidant blend (mixed tocopherols, rosemary extract).

Mixed tocopherols from soy.

Not manufactured with wheat, gluten, milk, egg, fish, shellfish or tree nut ingredients. Produced in a GMP facility that processes other ingredients containing these allergens.

Warnings

Caution: For adults only. Consult physician if pregnant/nursing, taking medications, or have a medical condition. Keep out of reach of children.

Do not eat freshness packet. Keep in bottle.

Store in a cool, dry place after opening.

Disclaimer

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