Astaxanthin is a carotenoid, an organic pigment that occurs naturally in plants, algae, some types of fungus and some bacteria. People consuming diets rich in carotenoids from natural foods such as fruits and vegetables are healthier and have lower mortality from a number of chronic illnesses. Astaxanthin can be found in microalgae, yeast, salmon, trout, krill, shrimp, crayfish, crustaceans, and the feathers of some birds.
Astaxanthin, unlike some carotenoids, does not convert to Vitamin A (retinol) in the human body. Too much Vitamin A is toxic for a human, but astaxanthin is not. Astaxanthin is a powerful antioxidant; it is 10 times more capable than other carotenoids.
While astaxanthin is a natural nutritional component, it is also available as a food supplement in concentrated form. Cardiosteroil Krill contains concentrates of astaxanthin in red soft gels.
• A powerful antioxidant; it protects the body tissues from oxidative stress;
• Enhances general well-being;
• Improves quality of life,
• Enhances the immune system;
• Decreases DNA damage in human subjects;
• Capable of crossing blood-brain barrier thus extending its activity to the central nervous system;
• Limits the damage produced by oxidative stress.
• Ameliorates the effects of LDL, the "bad cholesterol";
• Normalizes cardiac rhythm;
• Is an anti-hypertension agent;
• Is also beneficial for patients suffering from Alzheimer or Parkinson Disease.
Astaxanthin, being a potent antioxidant, is beneficial as a prevention in cardiovascular, immune, inflammatory and neurodegenerative diseases.
Cardiosteroil KRILL - Omega 3-6-9 by Alta Care Laboratoires, is a food supplement with astaxanthin that is extracted from the Krill, a shrimp-like crustacean that lives in the deep Antartic and Pacific oceans, and along the coasts of Canada and Japan, where they feed on algae and phytoplankton. The algae that krill eats produces the bright red pigment astaxanthin that gives krill and other crustaceans, such as lobster and shrimps, their redish-pink colour.
Cardiosteroil KRILL will protect the body at cellular level from damage caused by free radicals, unstable substances that contribute to the chronic diseases mentioned above. As astaxanthin crosses the blood-barrier it could protect the eye, the brain and the central nervous system, thus protecting form chronic diseases.
Cardiosteroil KRILL soft gels are recommend as a supplement to whoever is taking blood pressure pharmaceuticals. With Cardiosteroil Krill supplement the need of a stronger dose of a hypertensive drug, or the addition of a diuretic, may be averted. There is also a decrease in risk that the hypertension bounces and fluctuates irregularly, or that one’s hypertension becomes uncontrollable, notwithstanding pharmaceuticals. Controlling hypertension correctly is no easy task and Cardiosteroil Krill helps to maintain one’s cardiovascular system stable.
Cardiosteroil Krill is a concentrate of krill and omega 3, 6 9 fatty acids derived, that are microencapsulated for better stability in the softgel. The eicosapentaenoic (EPA) and the docosahexaenoic (DHA) acids help to regulate lipid metabolism. The red color of the softgel is due to the astaxanthin that has a synergic effect in combination with the omega 3-6-9.
Cardiosteroil KRILL OMEGA 3-6-9 is made in France and Alta Care Laboratoires recommends one (1) to two (2) softgels a day or as directed by your pharmacist or doctor. For no reason should you stop taking your prescribed hypertensive medication. Cardiosteroil krill should be taken daily in combination with the prescribed medication.