There’s a new antioxidant in town, and its name is astaxanthin. (Try saying that 10 times fast.) OK, so astaxanthin has actually been around practically since the dawn of time, but it’s still my new favorite. And I bet it’s about to become one of yours, too.
We all know that antioxidants are important: They help protect the body from highly reactive molecules called free radicals that can cause oxidative stress when left unchecked.