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Choleast-900

Contains 900 mg red yeast rice per capsule – 50 percent more than our original Choleast (still available), allowing easier dosing for your patients!

  • requires fewer capsules for desired effect
  • supports cardiovascular health by helping maintain already normal cholesterol levels*
  • synergistic effect of natural monacolins and phytosterols*

Item Product Size Price
SF705 Choleast-900 120 Vegetarian Capsules $43.00

Product Information

Choleast contains Monascus purpureus, a red-pigmented yeast grown on rice. Numerous studies in China and the United States have demonstrated that red yeast rice preparations are helpful in maintaining healthy blood cholesterol levels.* This is important, as maintaining optimal cholesterol levels has been shown to be one component of maintaining good cardiovascular health.*

Choleast-900 contains consistent amounts of the naturally-occurring monacolins found in red yeast rice, without standardization or fortification. In addition to natural monacolins, red yeast rice contains the phytosterols beta-sitosterol, campesterol, and stigmasterol, as well as isoflavones and trace minerals, all of which can contribute to cardiovascular health.*

Ingredients

Two Capsules Contain:
Red Yeast Rice (Monascus purpureus) 1.8 g.
Other Ingredients: Hypromellose (derived from cellulose) capsule, Leucine.

Contains ingredient derived from soy (rice).
Suggested Use: Take 1-2 capsules two times daily or as recommended by a health-care practitioner.

Servings Per Container: 60
Please read the warnings for this product on the warnings tab.

Statements and Warnings

ALLERGY WARNINGS
This product is contraindicated in an individual with a history of hypersensitivity to any of its ingredients.

Choleast-900 contains an ingredient derived from soy.

PURITY
This product does not contain wheat, gluten, corn, egg, dairy products, or artificial colors, artificial sweeteners, or artificial flavors. This product also does not contain lactose, palmitic acid, magnesium stearate, or stearic acid.

PREGNANCY WARNING
If pregnant, nursing, or trying to conceive, do not use this product.

INTERACTIONS
There are no known adverse interactions or contraindications at publication date.

ADDITIONAL WARNINGS
Red yeast rice can cause gastritis, abdominal discomfort, and elevated liver enzymes. It is possible that reactions similar to those caused by HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor drugs (statins) can be caused by red yeast; however, those adverse reactions have not been reported for red yeast rice extracts.

This product may cause a temporary and harmless red coloring of the stool.

Health-Care Professional Resources

Heart Health Webinar

Alan Miller, ND, presents an explanation of the research behind the use of red yeast rice, methylation promoters, and nitric oxide cofactors for cardiovascular health. This 30-minute webinar explains how L-arginine and specific antioxidants and nutrient and botanical cofactors influence cardiovascular health; how 5-methyltetrahydrofolate (5MTHF - the active form of folate), vitamins B2, B6, B12, and betaine support heart health by reducing homocysteine; and how red yeast rice helps support normal cholesterol levels.

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