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Red Yeast Rice 600 mg - 240 Vcaps


NOW Red Yeast Rice is made with Made with Certified Organic Red Yeast Rice, and delivers the natural nutrient profile found in Genuine Whole Foods. Red Yeast Rice is a unique natural product that’s been used in Asian traditional medical systems since approximately 800 A.D.  Produced by fermenting red yeast (Monascus purpureus) with white rice, Red Yeast Rice is commonly used in cooking applications to enhance the color and flavor of foods. Peking Duck is an example of the coloration and flavor imparted by Red Yeast Rice. NOW Red Yeast Rice is carefully produced to avoid the presence of citrinin, a sometimes toxic byproduct of the fermentation process.

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.


Serving Size: 2 Vcaps-Servings Per Container: 120

  Amount Per Serving  
Organic Red Yeast Rice (Monascus purpureus)   1.2 g (1,200 mg)    
 Suggested Usage: As a dietary supplement, take 2 Vcaps® 1 to 2 times daily, preferably with food.  Consider taking this product in combination with NOW® CoQ10 Sytrinol® and Silymarin (Milk Thistle Extract).

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 statins or other medications should consult with a health practitioner prior to use.

Other Ingredients:  Vegetable Polysaccharide (capsule) and Magnesium Stearate (vegetable source).  Contains soy derivative.

Contains no: sugar, salt, wheat, gluten, milk, egg, shellfish or preservatives. Vegetarian/Vegan Product.



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