Red Rice Yeast

Red rice yeast is a variation that may be used when looking for information on Red Yeast Rice.
Red yeast rice is a type of supplement that is commonly used in Asian food and that may help lower cholesterol. It results from the fermentation of rice using a certain type of yeast. Under certain conditions and using a specific kind of rice, the fermentation process can cause the red yeast rice to contain lovastatin, a potent cholesterol-lowering drug. The FDA considers any red yeast rice supplement that contains lovastatin to be an "unapproved drug."
(To read more, click Red Yeast Rice. Among the topics covered in this article are how the product works, possible side effects, general precautions, and more.)
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