Astaxanthin powder is believed to be one of the greatest breakthroughs in a long time in the world of superfoods. This micro algae is found naturally in salmon. The benefits of this extract are very plentiful. It is said to possess 500x more antioxidants than vitamin e. It protects the skin from ultra violet radiation when taken internally. Crosses the blood brain barrier more easily to support mental and brain health. Causes carcinogenic cell to apoptosis. Helps relieve joint and arthritis pain. Assists in supporting healthy reproductive systems. Helps support healthy blood sugar levels. Helps recovery of muscle and endurance during and after the workout. Helps rid the body of free radicals.