Good reason there are more red fish.
Scientists have found that the carotenoid astaxanthin is able to speed up the glucose metabolism and reduce blood sugar levels, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to Browser.
The study, which lasted for two months in Iran, showed that diabetics treated with astaxanthin, there was a reduction of fat mass in the body. The same volunteers had lower systolic blood pressure.
In addition, astaxanthin reduces the levels of glycated proteins in the blood and the concentration of glucose in it. It is effective in high blood pressure and elevated cholesterol.
Carotenoids are antioxidants that displays the body of harmful free radicals (byproducts of cell metabolism). They give vegetables and fruits the bright orange color.
The carotenoid astaxanthin is contained in large amounts in red fish. He also has other seafood.