Navigation Links
Nutrex Hawaii Hawaiian Astaxanthin Microalgae May be the Secret to Better Eye Health
Date:1/24/2013

Kailua-Kona, Hawaii (PRWEB) January 24, 2013

January is National Eye Care month and research shows a microalgae-based nutrient called Astaxanthin (pronounced asta-ZAN-thin) from Nutrex Hawaii may be a more potent protector of eye health than the proverbial carrot.

“Nutrients like beta carotene found in carrots are well known for eye health, but they aren’t able to cross the blood brain barrier to protect the inner eye,” says Bob Capelli, co-author of The World’s Best Kept Health Secret: Natural Astaxanthin and Vice President at Nutrex Hawaii. “Astaxanthin is different. Studies show this powerful antioxidant can cross the blood-retinal barriers and protect the inner eye from environmental conditions and fatigue.”

Eyes are continuously under attack. Ozone layer depletion, pollution, contaminants and the high levels of stress in modern life lead to an assault on our vital organs, including our eyes. Groundbreaking research conducted by Dr, Mark Tso, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign found that astaxanthin helps protect the eye from light-induced damage, photoreceptor cell damage, ganglion cell damage, neuronal damage and inflammatory damage.

More recently, two studies have showed that 6 mg per day of natural astaxanthin supplementation for four weeks can reduce eye soreness, dryness, tiredness and blurred vision. (1,2)

“There are so many potential benefits for the eyes from Astaxanthin use and the research being conducted is very exciting. Due to natural Astaxanthin’s powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, indications are that it will prove to be superior to all other nutraceuticals for eye health,” added Capelli.

Astaxanthin is sold in softgel form online at Nutrex-Hawaii.com and at natural health stores. Experts recommend a 6 to 8 mg per day dosage for eye health. A free version of the newly revised book The World’s Best Kept Health Secret: Natural Astaxanthin is available for members of the press by emailing traci(at)nutrex-hawaii(dot)com.

About Nutrex Hawaii
Founded with the goal of harnessing the benefits of microalgae to alleviate malnutrition and promote health, Nutrex Hawaii is a global leader in microalgae products. Learn more at Nutrex-Hawaii.com.

(1) Shiratori, K., et al (2005).“The effects of Astaxanthin on Accommodation and Asthenopia—Efficacy Identification Study in Health Volunteers.” Clinical Medicine. 21(6):637-650.
(2) Nagaki, Y. et al.(2006). "The supplementation effect of astaxanthin on accommodation and asthenopia. Journal of Clinical Therapeutics and Medicines. 22(1):41-54.

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/1/prweb10357314.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Hawaii Tech Asia Takes Hawaii & US Entrepreneurs To China
2. Formedix Partners with Perceptive Informatics for Forthcoming Webcast, “Four Secrets to Using CDISC Standards to Enable Clinical Trial Efficiencies”
3. Ceres Expands Board of Directors with former BP Chief Scientist and Undersecretary of Energy Steven Koonin
4. The Insider Secrets of Back Pain Treatment Revealed
5. The Insider Secrets of Neck Pain Treatment Uncovered
6. Martha Stewart Reveals the Secret Behind her Radiant Skin is Revolutionary Anti-aging BIOEFFECT EGF SERUM
7. Fytofontana Cosmeceuticals: The Swiss Secret For Incredibly Young And Beautiful Skin
8. New England Biolabs New Website Adds Technical Information, Easy Ordering, and Better Search
9. FDA New Guidelines for Biosimilars and Biobetters: An Outlook for 2013
10. New Way to Kill Bed Bugs Discovered; Bed Bug Bully Says Use of Bed Bug Spray Remains the Better Technique to Kill the Pests
11. Building better structural materials
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/23/2017)... ... March 23, 2017 , ... Lajollacooks4u is proud to announce it has become the premiere ... cooking challenges for companies around the world, such as Illumina, HP and Qualcomm, and is ... for its increasing popularity is due to its new team building format, a way for ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... BETHESDA, Md. , March 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ ... company developing DCVax® personalized immune therapies for solid ... on the $7.5 million financing it announced last ... Company sold to several institutional investors securities totaling ... $.26 per share, and 10,000,000 shares of Class ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... 23, 2017  GlobeImmune, Inc. today announced it has ... of 12,835,490 shares of its common stock to NantCell, ... connection with the sale of its common stock, NantCell ... issue to GlobeImmune 200,000 shares, an estimated $2.0 million ... "We are pleased to enter into this strategic agreement ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... , ... March 23, 2017 , ... ... recently selected by the Connecticut Technology Council (CTC) as a 2017 Women of ... thirteenth annual Women of Innovation Awards Dinner. , The dinner recognizes women accomplished ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:3/16/2017)... 2017 CeBIT 2017 - Against identity fraud with DERMALOG solutions "Made ... ... Used combined in one project, multi-biometric solutions provide a crucial contribution against identity ... Used combined in one project, multi-biometric ... ...
(Date:3/9/2017)... MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. , March 9, ... Simple," and 23andMe , the leading personal genetics ... choices.  Zipongo can now provide customers with personalized nutrition ... goals and biometrics, but also genetic markers impacting how ... Zipongo,s personalized food decision support platform uses biometrics ...
(Date:3/6/2017)... SAN MATEO, Calif. , March 6, 2017 ... predictive marketing and sales technology, today announced Predictive ... (AI) solution for infusing actionable sales intelligence into ... customers to automatically enable their sales organizations with ... contextual messages that allow for intelligent engagement. Predictive ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):