Resveratrol, turmeric, beta-carotene, coenzyme Q10, L-carnitine, arginine, red yeast
rice, policosanol, hawthorn extract and vitamins such as C, B, E and folic acid have been promoted to reduce heart disease due to their antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and risk factor-lowering effects.
According to research published online June 23, 2017 in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, manufacturers of red yeast
rice supplements have failed to adhere to FDA directives that call for standard concentrations of the active ingredient, monacolin K, in these supplements.
3 years) with hypercholesterolemia who were not being treated with a statin drug were randomly assigned to receive, in double-blind fashion, red yeast
rice or placebo for 12 weeks.
In another case, Doctor's Best Red Yeast
Rice, a dietary supplement used to treat high cholesterol, was found laden with additives such as chlorzoxazone (a muscle relaxant), ibuprofen, and diclofenac.
The most studied combination of lipid lowering-nutraceuticals is a property product containing a red yeast
rice extract with 3 mg monacolin K and berberine 500 mg per daily dose (Armolipid Plus[R]).
According to the color of colony, a preliminary judgment of the yeast's capacity to produce alcohol was performed, thereby isolating bright red yeast
This study aimed to evaluate the effect of dietary supplementation with red yeast
(Sporidiobolus paraeoseus) on small intestinal morphology and determine the correlation of red yeast
supplementation on intestinal morphology in laying hens.
A fermented product of rice and red yeast
(Monascus purpureus), red-koji has scarlet to purple red grains, which have a rice-grain structure (Erdogrul & Azirak, 2004).
Indeed, the levels of CBD in hemp are at trace levels similar to the level of mevinolin (the natural form of Lovastatin) in red yeast
rice before creating a production process that significantly increased its level in red yeast
rice contains small amounts of naturally occurring statin-like compounds.
A number of nutritional compounds have been identified and demonstrated to have lipid-lowering effects, including red yeast
rice, berberine, and policosanol.
2013) Improved dissolution rate and oral bioavailability of lovastatin in red yeast