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Astaxanthin and the eye

August 21, 2014

Even while on vacation (visiting my son in Kauai), I try to get caught up on some educational reading.

I just happened along an article on the Designs for Health blog about the carotenoid astaxanthin and benefits for eye health. I couldn’t help but be amazed and how the writer makes connections with the science that really don’t exist.

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Astaxanthin and the eye

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