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Red Omega - 180 Softgels
  • Cardiovascular Support
  • Red Yeast Rice with CoQ10 - 30 mg & Omega-3 Fish Oil

Red Yeast Rice is a natural product that's been used in Asian traditional herbal systems for centuries.  It is produced by the fermentation of red yeast (Monascus purpureus) with white rice.  The Red Yeast Rice in NOW Red Omega is carefully produced to avoid the presence of citrinin, a sometimes toxic by-product of the fermentation process.  This product is further enhanced with the addition of CoQ10 and Omega-3 rich Fish Oil to support healthy cardiovascular function.

Red yeast rice has been shown to have the benefits of cholesterol lowering abilities, as it contains lovastatin.  This compound is a HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor which inhibits cholesterol synthesis in the body.  Red Yeast Rice contains other cholesterol lowering compounds. There many clinical studies about the beneficial effect of red yeast rice on cholesterol levels. Most of the subjects are either patients suffered from hyperlipidermia or coronary artery disease. All studies reviewed show the efficacy of red yeast rice on cholesterol-lowering.

Red Yeast Rice and statin drugs block the enzyme that makes cholesterol in the body.  When you block this enzyme, you also block another enzyme that is attched to it, and that enzyme makes COQ10.  Supplementing with COQ10 is a good idea when you take these products, 100mg-300mg daily.  It is also a good ideas to have your liver enzymes tested by your doctor every 4 months to be sure these product are OK for your body.

Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA) is the chemical in fish oil that has numerous benefits including being very anti-inflammatory, making it great for joint and other body pains, the cardiovascular system, lowers triglycerides, and is great for hair and skin health.  High levels of EPA have a beneficial influential on behavior and mood.

Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) is the type of fat that the brain is largely composed of, and thus, DHA is brain nutrition. It's to our brains as calcium is to our bones, and in fact, optimal infant brain and eye development and function depends on it. The latest science clearly demands another important nutrient be added to the diet of expecting mothers: DHA.  It also supports healthy brain function and also promotes a positive mood and well-being.

Serving Size: 2 Sotgels-Servings Per Container: 90

  Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
Calories   20    
Calories from Fat   20    
Total Fat   2 g    
Saturated Fat   0.5 g   3%*  
Trans Fat   0 g   †  
Cholesterol   0 mg   0%  
Vitamin E (as natural d-alpha Tocopherol)   20 IU   67%  
Natural Fish Oil Concentrate   2.0 g (2,000 mg)   †  
Omega-3 Fatty Acids   600 mg   †  
Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA)   360 mg   †  
Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA)   240 mg   †  
Organic Red Yeast Rice (Monascus purpureus)   600 mg   †  
CoQ10 (Coenzyme Q10)   60 mg   †  
Suggested Usage:  As a dietary supplement, take 2 softgels twice daily with meals.  Consider taking this product in combination with NOW® Sytrinol®, Flush-Free Niacin and Pantethine.

Other Ingredients:  Softgel Capsule (gelatin, glycerin, water, carob) and Soy Lecithin.  Contains fish (sardines, anchovies, mackerel) and soy derivatives.

Contains no:  sugar, salt, starch, wheat, gluten, corn, milk, egg, shellfish or preservatives.

Warning:  Do not use if you are pregnant, may become pregnant, or are breast feeding, because using this product may harm the fetus.  Individuals with liver disease or those currently taking any medications should consult with a health practitioner prior to use.



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