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Jan Marini C-ESTAMINS: Dunaliella Salina — Carotenoids Complex

Jan Marini C-ESTAMINS: Dunaliella Salina — Carotenoids Complex

Dunaliella salina is a type of pink micro-algae found in sea salt fields.

Known for its antioxidant activity, it is used in Jan Marini C-ESTAMINS.

Few organisms can survive in such highly saline conditions as salt evaporation ponds.

To survive, these organisms have high concentrations of carotenoids to protect against the intense light and temperature to which they're subjected.

This remarkable marine plant actually produces antioxidants in response to free radicals.

In a study performed at the Department of Chemistry, El Carmen University in Huelva, Spain, scientists subjected Dunaliella salina to high levels of UV, which is known to cause damage by encouraging the production of free radicals.

This type of damage is the same as that produced by exposure to the sun, which results in wrinkles.

Shortly after exposure to high UV, the plant literally oozes strong antioxidant carotenoids (Salguero A, et al. Biomol Eng 2003, 20(4-6): 249-253).

Natural Mixed Carotenoids found in Dunaliella salina are among nature's best antioxidants, containing a variety of carotenoids including Beta Carotene, Alphacarotene and Xanthophylls like Zeaxanthin, Cryptoxanthin and Lutein.

  • Dunaliella salina contains previously unknown forms of beta-carotene that are far more powerful than any of those found in fruit and vegetables. Research performed at the Cancer Research Centre of Hawaii shows that Dunaliella salina contains a certain type of betacarotene called 9-cis-beta-carotene, which is up to ten times stronger at preventing cancer than ordinary beta-carotene (Hieber AD, King TJ et al. Nutr Cancer 2000:37(2):234-244).
  • Beta-carotene reduces the amount of harmful free radicals present in your body that can damage DNA and cause cosmetic problems by promoting wrinkles and skin cancer. Researchers from the Institute of Cancer Research in Nanjing, in China have studied another type of beta-carotene isolated from Dunaliella salina called beta-CDS on human cancer cells. They found that when the extract was applied to cancerous cells it was able to prevent them from multiplying, and concluded that beta-CDS is an effective anti-cancer agent (Ma GJ, Xue KX et al. Zhongguo Yao Li Xue Bao 1998;19(3):282-284).
  • Dr LX Xue from the Laboratory Centre for Medical Sciences, Henan Medical University in China has found that found that carotenoids from Dunaliella salina were 55 per cent stronger compared to ordinary beta-carotene when it comes to inhibiting the development of cancerous cells. According to Dr Xue: "Dunaliella salina increases the activities of the immune system by boosting the actions of the immune cells [such as macrophages and spleen cells, which identify a cancerous cell and destroy it].
  • More recent studies show that Dunaliella salina also contains another carotenoid called zeaxanthin, a valuable antioxidant valued for its ability to both help prevent and treat macular degeneration — a debilitating condition that causes progressive vision loss. Researchers from the Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California in the US, have reported that Dunaliella salina can be encouraged (by allowing it to grow in near darkness) to produce large amounts of good quality zeaxanthin. Under these low-light conditions, they found that for every gram of dry Dunaliella salina, 6mg of zeaxanthin is produced, compared to only 0.2mg of zeaxanthin found in ordinary plants (Jin E., Feth B, Melis A. Biotechnol Bioeng 2003;81(1):115-124).

Ingredients for Jan Marini C-ESTAMINS


BioCell Collagen 2000mg (Hydrolyzed Collagen Type II 1200mg; Chondroitin Sulfate 400mg; Hyaluronic Acid 200mg), Grape Seed (Vitis Vinifera Seed) Proanthocyanidins 15.79mcg, Ascorbyl Palmitate 250mg, Carotenoids Complex (Dunaliella Salina) 5mg, Evening Primrose Seed Oil (Gamma Linoleic Acid (G.L.A.) 6.75) 67.5mg, CoEnzyme Q10 30mg, Idebenone 10mg, Alpha Lipoic Acid 50mg, Glucosamine Sulfate (Glucosamine Sulfate Potassium) 100mg, Retinol 5000 IU, Ascorbic Acid 500mg, D-Alpha Tocopherol Succinate 200 IU, Thiamine Mononitrate 15mg, Riboflavin 10mg, Niacinamide 50mg, Pyridoxine Hydrochlorate 10mg, Folic Acid 400mcg, Cyanocobalamin 10mcg, D-Calcium-Pantothenate 25mg, Calcium Phosphate 445mg, Zinc Picolinate 2mg, Sodium Selenite (Selinium) 500mcg, Cellulose, Stearic Acid, Modified Cellulose Gum, Magnesium Stearate, Hypromellose, Silicon Dioxide, Titanium Dioxide, Annato.

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