Astaxanthin is a reddish pigment that belongs to a group of chemicals called carotenoids.
It occurs naturally in certain algae and causes the pink or red color in salmon, trout, lobster, shrimp, and other seafood.
Like beta-carotene from carrots and lycopene from tomatoes, astaxanthin a carotenoid.
Astaxanthin is an antioxidant. Which means it helps reduce a natural process in your body called oxidation.
Astaxanthin neutralizes oxygen free radicals 6000 times more than Vitamin C!