Red yeast rice is a reddish purple fermented rice whose color comes from the fact that it is grown on the yeast Monascus purpureus. Red yeast rice contains a variety of substances called monacolins, each identified with its own letter, however, it is only monacolin K that is recognized for its ability to maintain normal cholesterol levels in the body. In addition, red yeast rice contains a number of unsaturated fatty acids and phytosterols.
Pharmanord BioActive Red Yeast Rice – 60 Tabs
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BioActive Red Yeast Rice are tablets each containing 350 mg of red yeast rice powder whose strength has been tested and has been shown to be able to maintain normal cholesterol levels in the body. This mechanism of action is related to a substance called monacolin K which influences the enzyme HMG-CoA reductase involved in the biological process in the body, whose end-product is cholesterol. Monacolin K have the same chemical structure as the pharmaceutical product lovastatin.