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2022 Winner of Nutra Ingredients Asia Award- Ingredient of the Year: Cognitive Function

February 24, 2023

From ingredients aimed at aging populations to solutions for office workers looking for a little extra help on the day job, our award for Cognitive Function Ingredient of the Year recognizes the best ingredients dedicated to supporting cognition, memory, alertness, and other cognitive processes. WHAT THE JUDGES SAID: “This ingredients benefits spanning a whole range […]

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Cardiometabolic Benefits with AstaReal® Astaxanthin

New Study Shows AstaReal® Astaxanthin Can Help Kickstart an Exercise Program. A study led by Dr. Hunter Waldman at the University of North Alabama showed that supplementation with 12 mg/day AstaReal® Astaxanthin for 4 weeks lowered heart rate and carbohydrate oxidation levels in overweight individuals during exercise. Results of the 2017-2018 survey by the Division […]

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Heart-Healthy AstaReal® Astaxanthin

February 2021

Pump it Up with Dietary Antioxidant Support Cardiovascular disease (CVD) remains the leading cause of death worldwide, and has affected 121.5 million people in the USA in 2016. By 2035, more than 45% of the U.S. population is projected to develop CVD, which means that heart-healthy choices are a top priority for a growing number […]

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Growth in the Functional Food & Beverage Market

July 2019

Have Your Astaxanthin & Eat It Too Functional foods and beverages provide added biological or health benefits that go beyond basic nutrition. This nutritional category includes products with naturally occurring functional components (ex. orange juice containing vitamin C), foods enhanced with functional components (ex. eggs enriched with astaxanthin from hens fed H. pluvialis algae), and […]

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AstaReal® Astaxanthin Formulations for Skin Health and Beyond

February 2019

Ingredient Matches that Maximize Benefits The global nutraceuticals market is predicted to grow from $27.53 billion USD in 2018 to $42.30 billion USD by 2023. The market is segmented by ingredient types including, prebiotics, probiotics, vitamins, essential fatty acids, antioxidants and more. Single ingredient products give consumers control to build a personalized supplement stack. While […]

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AstaReal® Astaxanthin for Muscle Endurance and Recovery

December 2018

AstaReal® Astaxanthin – a Key Player in Rising Sports Nutrition Market The global sports nutrition market is expected to reach approximately $44,000 M by 2021, with North America accounting for 40% of the market share. Protein supplements promote muscle strength, branched chain amino acids (BCAA) build muscle mass, and antioxidants reduce oxidative stress build up […]


3 Distinct Benefits of Combining AstaReal® Astaxanthin & Krill Oil

November 2018

Synergy Between Astaxanthin & Omega-3s AstaReal® Astaxanthin is a powerhouse antioxidant from the algae, Haematococcus pluvialis, that is 6000 times stronger than Vitamin C and l l O times stronger than Vitamin E. Krill oil is extracted from the small shrimp­ like crustacean, Euphasia superba, as a source of the omega-3 fatty acids, EPA and […]

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Heart Health and Benefits of AstaReal® Astaxanthin

July 2018

The Global Impact of Cardiovascular Disease Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death worldwide, according to the World Health Organization. But early detection and management through proper nutrition and exercise makes CVD preventable. The role of nutrition is partially linked to consumption of dietary antioxidants from fruits and vegetables. Wang, X. et al. […]

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AstaReal® Astaxanthin for Endurance

September 2017

The Nutrients That Make Energy Muscles use carbohydrates, lipids and protein as energy sources during exercise. Carbohydrates may burn the fastest, but they also lead to lactic acid build up, energy crashes, and an increase in free radicals, called Reactive Oxygen Species {ROS). ROS form when muscle metabolism ramps up during exercise. Consistent exercise and […]

AstaReal®Astaxanthin & Heart Health

February 2017

The heart is a muscle powered by the mitochondria. Mitochondria are cell energy factories that mobilize the oxygen we breathe in to make energy molecules called ATPs. About 2% of oxygen in mitochondria gets converted into unstable byproducts called reactive oxygen species (ROS) that can overwhelm the body’s antioxidant ability and lead to oxidative stress […]

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