Red Yeast Rice

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A rice, with a red-purple hue, resulting from fermentation with the mould Monascus purpureus. The rice is used in the Chinese kitchen primarily for its colour, the subtle differences in taste are generally lost on the average palate
Alternative—Chinese medicine Red yeast rice was first used in the Tang Dynasty in 800 A.D. to invigorate the body, aid in digestion, and remove 'blood blockages'
Cardiology Red yeast rice contains significant amounts of lovastatin, which reduces total cholesterol, LDL-cholesterol and triglycerides. Other health benefits in red yeast rice—based on recent mainstream medical literature—include reduced cardiovascular events and mortality in diabetes
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Minister Anka also called on NIDOG to take other Nigerian associations along so that it could effectively represent all Nigerians in Germany.
Paul would be humbled by the request, but unsure of the song he could write for Sinatra, as Anka was 26 years old at the time and putting out pop-love tunes.
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" Their story is charted in harrowing detail by best-selling author and journalist Wendy Holden, a former war correspondent who visited numerous concentration camps and spokeEva |and Anka in Cardiff, in 1953 to many people, both survivors and historians, to gain a true picture of this terrifying period.
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Her mother Anka Bergman was a slave worker forced to make V1 rockets in a Nazi munitions factory near Dresden and heavily pregnant when the Allied bombing raids struck Dresden with devastating force in 1945.
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