8 frequently asked questions about microalgae Haematococcus Pluvialis
Haematococcus pluvialis (Chlorophyceae) is a green, unicellular fresh water microalga with global distribution in various watery habitats. The algae is a promising source of bioactive substances, such as carotenoids, proteins, and fatty acids and is currently recognized as the richest and most promising source for the commercial production of natural astaxanthin, the most powerful antioxidant in nature. `
AstaPure EyeQ – Natural astaxanthin for eye health
Recognizing the superior abilities and benefits for eye and vision health of oral astaxanthin, AlgaTech developed a formulation of algal astaxanthin — AstaPure EyeQ — with improved bioavailability. AstaPure EyeQ is a powder formulation derived from Haematococcus pluvialis microalgae, the richest known source of natural astaxanthin.
AstaPure® EyeQ: Natural astaxanthin for Eyes and brain - Download the eBook!
AstaPure® EyeQ is a highly pure extract derived from Haematococcus pluvialis microalgae. As a microencapsulated, cold water-soluble, 2% natural astaxanthin powder, it can be readily incorporated into multiple supplements . Download the eBook to learn more about AstaPure® EyeQ for eyes and brain health
Why is NASA taking astaxanthin to space?
It was only a matter of time until NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration U.S.A.) began to study the benefits of taking microalgae into space. Consider the resilience of microalgae combined with the many potential health benefits they can provide to the astronauts. Recently, NASA has been testing the growth of microalgae in space for its potential use during long-duration space missions as a source of nutrition, oxygen, waste removal and potentially biofuel.
Why whole food sourced from microalgae is big deal? David Foreman, The Herbal Pharmacist, explains
Consumers are increasingly interested in getting their nutrients from food versus synthetic ingredients. Using AstaPure® Arava powder as an example, we can see that whole food nutrition is obtained from micro-algae that have survived millions of years on this planet.