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Doctor's Best® Red Yeast Rice 1200

Doctor's Best® Red Yeast Rice 1200
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Doctor's Best® Red Yeast Rice 1200

60 Tablets

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Description
Best Red Yeast Rice contains rice that has been naturally fermented with red yeast (Monascus purpureus) according to traditional methods. Produced in the U.S., this product is similar to red yeast rice that has been used in culinary applications in Asia since at least 800 A.D. It is considered beneficial for adult men and women when taken as part of a lifestyle program that includes regular exercise and a healthy diet.*
* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
Supplement Facts
Take 1 tablet daily, with or without food. Do not take more than 2 tablets in a 24-hour period.
Serving Size   1 Tablet
Servings Per Container  60
Amount Per Serving   % DV
Red Yeast Rice    1200.00 mg   ** 
 ** Daily Value (DV) not established

Other Ingredients:  Cellulose, soy grits, Stearic Acid, Croscarmellose Sodium, Silicon Dioxide, Magnesium Stearate (Vegetable Source)

Warning:  Do not use if you are pregnant; can become pregnant; if you are under age 20; have liver disease; consume more than two alcoholic drinks per day; are allergic to soy or rice; have had major surgery or organ transplant surgery within the past six weeks. Discontinue use immediately if muscle pain and tenderness or flu-like symptoms occur. If you are taking prescription medications, consult a physician before taking this product.

Distributed by Doctor's Best, Inc. San Clemente, CA 92673
Health Notes

Red Yeast Rice

Red Yeast Rice
  • Reliable and relatively consistent scientific data showing a substantial health benefit.
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This supplement has been used in connection with the following health conditions:

Used for AmountWhy
High Cholesterol
1.2 to 2.4 grams (5 to 10 mg of monacolins) daily in divided amounts3 stars[3 stars]
One of the ingredients in red yeast rice appears to block the production of cholesterol in the liver.
Heart Attack

(Xuezhikang; for post-event treatment only, not acute attacks )
300 mg twice a day (with doctor supervision)2 stars[2 stars]
In one trial that included patients with a previous history of a heart attack, supplementing with a particular brand of Chinese red yeast rice that contained 6 mg per day of lovastatin (a statin drug) reduced risk of death from heart disease.
High Triglycerides
13.5 mg total monacolins daily2 stars[2 stars]
Although primarily used to lower high serum cholesterol, red yeast rice extract, high in monacolins, has been found to significantly lower serum triglyceride levels.

Parts Used & Where Grown

This substance, native to China, is a fermentation by-product of cooked non-glutinous rice on which red yeast has been grown.1 The dried, powdered red yeast rice is used medicinally.

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Pros

  • Too Big To Swallow

Cons

  • Ineffective

Best Uses

  • Daily Use

Comments about Doctor's Best® Red Yeast Rice 1200:

This product did not work. I used this product daily for 60 days and then my doctor had me do a full panel cholesterol blood test at the lab and my cholesterol went up. I use other Red Rice Yeast products that actually lowered my cholesterol significantly and consistently for years. My advice do not waste your money on this brand.

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