[ [ Astaxanthin ] Not to be confused with Anthoxanthin, it is a keto-carotenoid antioxidant belonging to a larger class of phytochemicals called terpenes. Astaxanthin is responsible for the reddish colour of salmon and cooked shellfish and is found in microalgae, yeast, salmon, trout, krill, shrimp and some other crustaceans. Astaxanthin is available as a dietary supplement which may come from More ]
Not to be confused with [ Anthoxanthin ] Not to be confused with Astaxanthin. A kind of plant-based flavonoids (flavones, flavonols) found in plants that range from colourless to a creamy yellow pigment. Anthoxanthins have antioxidant properties considered important in nutrition. More, it is a [ Carotenoid, keto-carotenoid ] Fat-soluable organic pigments found in the chloroplasts and chromoplasts of plants and certain bacteria and fungi. They are tetraterpenoids and range in colour from yellow to red and are responsible for the colour of carrots and ripe tomatoes. Carotenoids are classified as either xanthophylls or carotenes. More antioxidant belonging to a larger class of [ Phytochemical ] Chemical compounds that occur naturally in plants. Phytochemicals include Phenolic Acids, Flavonoids, Stilbenoids and Lignans. There has been considerable interest in various phytochemicals for their nutritional, protective and medicinal qualities. More called terpenes.
Astaxanthin is responsible for the reddish colour of salmon and cooked shellfish and is found in microalgae, yeast, salmon, trout, krill, shrimp and some other crustaceans.
Astaxanthin is available as a [ Dietary_Supplement, Nutritional_Supplement ] A substance consumed with intention of providing nutrients that might otherwise be deficient. Typically, they include vitamins, minerals, fiber, fatty acids, or amino acids but may also include enzymes or hormones. More which may come from natural or synthetic sources.