Astaxanthin: A Powerful Antioxidant
Astaxanthin is a naturally occurring carotenoid found in orange and red fruits and vegetables as well as algae, wild salmon, lobster, and shrimp. It's a potent anti-inflammatory, and scientific evidence finds that its effects on health are far-reaching.
Menopausal Women at Lower Heart Risk Than Men of Similar Age
Menopause is commonly considered a risk factor for heart disease, as the protective effect of estrogen declines. However, in a new study, researchers found that postmenopausal women had a lower risk of dying from heart attack than did men of similar ages.