Importance and Benefits of Astaxanthin

by David Jenyns Internationally renowned natural health physician and founder Dr. Joseph Mercola discusses the importance and benefits of making sure you have a healthy amount of Astaxanthin in your diet.

{ 17 comments… read them below or add one }

mercola July 17, 2011 at 4:42 pm

@IanJar Sure. Bioastin is good and so is ours.


mercola July 17, 2011 at 5:36 pm

@KillerTofu808 Yes most others note that people taking astaxanthin look healthier.


mercola July 17, 2011 at 6:08 pm

@KillerTofu808 In VERY high doses it will give you a light pink coloration that nearly everyone perceives as healthy. You will not turn pink like a flamingo


mercola July 17, 2011 at 6:21 pm

@TheoGregoire Yes we sell a good one on our site


IanJar July 17, 2011 at 6:49 pm

@mercola Can young people take astaxanthin as well ? What is the best brand ? A friend of mine is taking bioastin astaxanthin and he’s 23. If it safe to start young will all these antioxidants ?


WheresTheOrchestra July 17, 2011 at 7:46 pm

Started taking astaxanthin and my vision stabilized within a few days, and my energy levels are up. I was convinced I needed glasses before but now I don’t. THANK YOU DR. MERCOLA!


KhmuPrinceCharming July 17, 2011 at 8:03 pm

Thank you so much Dr. Mercola for your great and informative videos. I’ve read quite a bit about the benefits of Astaxanthin. I am starting to take it now and see what it will do to improve my skin tone. Keep up the great work! I am your biggest fan and watch your videos and learn as much as I can about good health.


TheoGregoire July 17, 2011 at 8:20 pm

Dr Mercola can you recommend any specific astaxanthin products?


charles555558 July 17, 2011 at 9:18 pm

Dr. Mercola is deff one of the best. Dr. Russell Blaylock, Dr Richard Becker, Mark Hyman, and Dr. Mercola are the Best for sure.


KillerTofu808 July 17, 2011 at 9:49 pm

@mercola so if I take it as prescribed it wont make my skin or hair any different? I heard its supposed to make ur skin look nicer or something


mercola July 17, 2011 at 10:45 pm

@KillerTofu808 only if you take large amounts for a long time.


KillerTofu808 July 17, 2011 at 11:21 pm

will astaxanthin turn me pink?


unsheepled July 18, 2011 at 12:02 am

Dr Mercola helped get me out of the Allopathic Matrix đŸ™‚
I have added Astaxanthin to my supplements some weeks ago.


1stsmosh July 18, 2011 at 12:41 am

Hey Dr M…I found a study from Univ of Minnesota, Sch of Medicine, published in Nutr Cancer 2000 ;36 (1):59-65 10798217…”results indicate that dietary astaxanthin suppressed Meth-A tumor cell growth and stimulated immunity against Meth-A tumor antigen.” At this site: Congratulations…Astaxanthin looks promising!


Jbear9 July 18, 2011 at 1:04 am

Thanks Dr. Mercola


mountainpalm July 18, 2011 at 1:30 am

I concur………..This is another reason why the internet is so great.
We can all get the benefit of his wisdom and brilliance…w/o waiting months for an appointment.!


AboDi22lalala July 18, 2011 at 1:55 am

Honestly the greatest doctor i’ve ever seen .. thank you


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