Protocol For Life Balance Pure MCT Oil weight management and metabolic support. MCTs (Medium-Chain Triglycerides) are fats that are metabolized differently than most dietary fats. Unlike longer chain triglycerides, MCTs require little or no enzymatic breakdown and are easily absorbed across the wall of the small intestine and delivered straight to the liver where they can be used directly for energy production (instead of being stored as fat).
Free radicals are molecules in your body that may cause damage to your cells. We all have some level of them in our bodies‚ which is unfortunate since they can cause a lot of trouble. You should do all that you can to minimize the amount of free radicals in your body. Some of them can’t be avoided because they’re produced when your body digests food‚ or when you’re exposed to environmental toxins. Cigarette smoke and radiation are known for causing free radicals‚ and should be avoided whenever possible.
Astaxanthin is a naturally occurring carotenoid that because of its unique structure, provides a wide range of antioxidant benefits. NOW Foods Astaxanthin can help to protect cell membranes against free radical attack and potentiates the action of other antioxidants like Vitamins E and C. Scientific studies have demonstrated that Astaxanthin can help to support a healthy inflammatory response, enhance immune function, and provide neurological support. Recent research indicates that NOW Foods Astaxanthin may even help to support the skin's structure during exposure to sunlight.