Red Rice Yeast Extract

Were you looking for information about Red Yeast Rice? Red rice yeast extract is a variation that may be used when looking for information on red yeast rice.
 
Red yeast rice is a product commonly used in Asian cooking. When it is fermented using certain strains of yeast under specific controlled conditions, it may contain high levels of a potent cholesterol-lowering drug known as lovastatin.
 
Red yeast rice supplements, which are fermented very carefully to increase the lovastatin content, appear to be effective for reducing cholesterol. Potential side effects of this product include:
 
  • Heartburn or indigestion
  • Abdominal discomfort (stomach discomfort)
  • Dizziness
  • Gas.
 
(Click Red Yeast Rice to learn more about the benefits, safety, and effectiveness of red yeast rice. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)
 
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