Red yeast rice to help maintain healthy cholesterol levels and support cardiovascular health*
Choleast-900 provides naturally occurring monacolins, phytosterols, and isoflavones for maintenance of healthy lipid levels.* Red yeast rice also promotes health lipid particle size and number.*
Natural management of healthy cholesterol levels should involve dietary and lifestyle modifications, including a healthy, whole foods diet (one size does not fit all) and aerobic exercise. The same enzymes involved in the synthesis of cholesterol are also involved in the synthesis of coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10). Thus, to help maintain normal levels of CoQ10, we recommend also supplementing daily with Q-Best 100.*
Red yeast rice is obtained by a well-known process that ferments rice. One of the natural by-products of the rice fermentation process is citrinin, which is a mycotoxin. Although the sophisticated fermentation process used by our supplier results in a very low amount of citrinin being produced as a by-product, because mycotoxins can cause inflammation and other adverse effects in the body, we provide our practitioner-customers and their patients with the assurance that Thorne's two red yeast rice products contain only a minimal, yet acceptable amount of citrinin.
Red Yeast Rice (Monascus purpureus) 900 mg.
Other Ingredients: Hypromellose (derived from cellulose) capsule, Leucine.
Contains ingredient derived from soy (rice).
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.
If pregnant, nursing, or trying to conceive, do not use this product.
There are no known adverse interactions or contraindications at publication date.
Adverse events of gastritis, abdominal discomfort, elevated liver enzymes, and muscle pain have been reported following the use of red yeast rice-containing products.
This product may cause a temporary and harmless red coloring of the stool.
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