Red Yeast Rice Tablets
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Red Yeast Rice Tablets
Red yeast rice is a substance extracted from rice that has been fermented with a type of yeast called Monascus purpureus. It is very popular in Asian countries, as it has been used for centuries in Chinese medicine “to strengthen the spleen and to improve digestion and poor blood circulation”.
Red yeast tablets have also been recommended as a natural alternative to help maintain healthy cholesterol levels.
Red yeast rice naturally contains several ingredients that may impose this effect. Active compounds called monacolins, most importantly monacolin K, are naturally-occurring HMG-CoA inhibitors; which means that they inhibit a major enzyme involved in cholesterol synthesis in the liver. Monacolin K, also known as lovastatin, works by blocking the production of cholesterol to reduce the low-density lipoprotein (LDL) often called “bad cholesterol” and plasma triglycerides.
Red yeast rice also contains natural sterols (beta-sitosterol and campesterol), that help to block cholesterol absorption in the intestines, isoflavones and monounsaturated fatty acids, or ""healthy fats"".
HealthAid® Red Yeast Rice tablets provide 10mg of monacolin K, which contributes to the maintenance of normal blood cholesterol levels. By hindering cholesterol production as well as reducing cholesterol absorption in the intestines, red yeast rice tablets may help slow down a process known as atherosclerosis, a pathological result of plaque formation in the arteries that precedes most cardiovascular ailments, including high blood pressure, stroke and heart attack.
What are Red Yeast Tablets for?
- Beneficial to lower cholesterol levels
- Invigorates blood circulation and eliminates blood stasis
- Ideal for the maintanance of normal blood sugar levels
- Important for cardiovascular health
Red Yeast Rice Tablets are beneficial for?
- People with high cholesterol and triglyceride levels
- People who want to maintain normal blood sugar levels
- People who want to maintain a healthy heart and blood circulation
- People with cardiovascular risk factors
Recommended Daily Intake of Red Rice Yeast Tablet:
Adults, two tablets daily, can be increased to 3 tablets. Do not exceed recommended daily intake unless advised by a suitably qualified person.
**Free From Gluten, Wheat, Soya, Dairy, Lactose, Starch, Corn, Peanut, Sugar, Salt, Gelatine, Artificial Colours, Preservatives & Flavourings.
** Food Supplements should not be used as a substitute for a varied and balanced diet and healthy lifestyle.