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Astavita Passes Banned Substances Testing

Mount Laurel, NJ June 7, 2007 – Astavita announced today that their product, AstaREAL® Astaxanthin, has passed testing against the 2007 World Anti-Doping Agency(WADA) Banned Substances List.

The testing procedure of AstaREAL Astaxanthin was managed by LLC and confirmed to meet ConsumerLab's quality standard for Athletic Banned Substances Screening. The AstaREAL Astaxanthin product was purchased on the open market by to obtain an unbiased sample and tested in an independent laboratory blinded to the product's identity. For more information, go to

AstaREAL astaxanthin is a natural carotenoid produced from the single cell microalgae, Haematococcus pluvialis. Research has shown AstaREAL's ability to improve muscle endurance as well as recovery after exercise. The Astavita brand of AstaREAL astaxanthin is an official supplement of USA Triathlon.

Charles DePrince, president of Astavita comments. "We are excited by this result because not only is it a service to the community but a great feeling to be able to provide a product to the consumer that will impart increased physical stamina and well being without the need for unwanted stimulants and other harmful substances.

Astavita is a global brand of Fuji Chemical Industry Co., Ltd. Fuji is the producer of AstaREAL astaxanthin with state of the art facilities in Hawaii and Sweden. AstaREAL is supported by years of safety and application research.

For more information go to or contact Astavita at 1-800-507-4011.

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