Astaxanthin is a uniquely therapeutic carotenoid antioxidant that gives seafood, e.g. shrimp and salmon, its pink color. This phytonutrient is produced naturally in specific algae that pass on its free radical scavenging effects to the sea animals that eat them.
Avocados have a relatively high level of fat for a 'vegetable.' But does this mean they are unhealthy to the heart as many assume? New research reveals the opposite is true and avocados are extremely heart-friendly.