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Doctor's Best® Red Yeast Rice 1200
Doctor's Best® Red Yeast Rice 120060 Tablets
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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
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This supplement has been used in connection with the following health conditions:
Used for Amount WhyHigh Cholesterol 1.2 to 2.4 grams (5 to 10 mg of monacolins) daily in divided amounts [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's supervision)
[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 daily [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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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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