As you mature, your skin also experiences an age-related reduction in lipids, which are fats that are found on the surface of the skin that helps make up its natural protective barrier. In short, these fats help seal moisture in while keeping contaminants out. When the barrier is compromised, moisture escapes and skin can become drier and more sensitive to environmental irritants.
Omega-3s, we all need them, but if you’re a vegan getting enough of them could be challenging. Why? Because until recently, the only way to ensure you were meeting your daily intake of Omega-3 was by eating fatty fish or taking fish or krill oil based supplements
A chronic state of inflammation in our bodies can be caused by several factors, including a nutrient poor diet (think processed foods), not getting enough sleep, how we handle stress, and other lifestyle factors like exposure to environmental pollutants and toxins.
When the algae become stressed by changes in their environment they produce Astaxanthin in response, in order to protect themselves from damage caused by free radicals. Luckily for us,
Until recently, fish oil-based Omega-3 supplements were the only available option to consumers. However, this posed several problems. First, it was found that several of these fish-oil based products were ‘counterfeit’, meaning they did not have the levels of EPA and DHA in them that they claimed.