Book Review: Astaxanthin (2013)

Seafood’s Ultimate Supernutrient
by William Sears, M.D.

AstaxanthinAs TV’s Dr. Oz says, Astaxanthin (pronounced asta-ZAN-thin) is “… the number one supplement that you’ve never heard of that you should be taking.”

It’s the most powerful antioxidant on the market, according to the standard tests for free-radical scavenging ability. [Why? Because of its unique molecular structure, which contains a strong anti-oxidizing hydroxyl group on both ends—thus enabling it, as fat-soluble and water-soluble, to penetrate into nearly all the body’s tissues.] The chart below gives the central strong comparison of Astaxanthin vs. other leading antioxidants.

Dr. Sears is an extremely well-known celebrity doctor who has appeared on several national TV shows. He’s also a ‘show-me-the-science’ professional who advocates processes that enable the natural healing capacity of the human body, whenever possible. Astaxanthin fits in to this sane and sober approach to enhancing human health… by mitigating the damage caused by oxidation of human cells that occurs on a massive scale thru normal aging as well as the large number of toxins we are exposed to in the modern world. [Many by sinister intention.] Continue reading