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  1. Red yeast rice: Time for EU harmonisation?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | NutraIngredients

    Different maximum limits for red yeast rice mean the natural cholesterol management product is a food supplement in one country but a drug in others. Is it time for EU harmonisation? Red yeast rice, a dietary staple in many Asian countries, has been hailed as an alternative for managing cholesterol due to the naturally occurring presence of monacolin k , the active compound that is chemically identical to cholesterol drug lovastatin.

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  2. What are natural ways to lower your cholesterol?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Examiner.com

    ... Their diets were otherwise unchanged, and the patients did not take any other type of cholesterol drugs. Red Yeast Rice products can no longer contain lovastatin, therefore, it's unclear whether red yeast products currently on the market would have ...

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  3. PreD Store Shoppers Get 25% Off PreD Cardio SupportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | PRWeb

    ... lan. PreD Cardio Support is uniquely designed to lower cholesterol levels, and includes vitamin C, vitamin B, red yeast rice, guggul extract, bromelain, taurine, pancreatin, policosanol, coenzyme Q10, and octacosanol.

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  4. 5 Vitamins and Herbs That Keep Your Heart HealthyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | News Max

    ... and 310 mg for women in the same age bracket. 4. Red yeast rice: This traditional Chinese medicinal supplement is often promoted as an alternative to taking statin drugs that lower ...

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  5. People's Pharmacy: Try vinegar or baking soda to combat underarm odorRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... magnesia. Many people find one of these helpful in reducing underarm odor. Is it harmful to take Crestor with red yeast rice? My doctor prescribed Crestor, but I have also been taking red yeast rice. I would like to get my cholesterol level lower so ...

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  6. Report card: French laud nutrivigilance successRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | BeverageDaily

    France's nutrivigilence work - launched in 2010 to ensure safety in food supplements and some foodstuffs - has improved the quality of the food supply, the country's food safety agency has said. The French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety cited energy drinks, red yeast rice-based food supplements and p -synephrine as examples of its work where guidelines had helped sectors maintain safety.

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  7. Hot political potatoes: DG Sanco head talks suspended caffeine and bowel botanical claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | NutraIngredients

    ... are currently on hold. "These are some hot potatoes," he said, pointing also to the issue of monacolin K in red yeast rice in combination with artichoke leaf dry extract. He said the Commission was "paying attention to certain warnings" , adding ...

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  8. French issue red yeast rice warning after 25 adverse events in 5 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | NutraIngredients

    The French food agency has issued a warning against EU-backed cholesterol-managing nutrient red yeast rice after last year raising a red flag due to 25 illness since 2009.

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  9. Most Dietary Supplements Don't Help Your Heart and Some May be HarmfulRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2014 | Health News Digest

    ... multivitamin does not ward off heart disease. Small studies suggest that some dietary supplements, such as red yeast rice, lowers cholesterol, a risk factor for heart disease. Yet the amount of the active ingredient in red yeast rice products varies ...

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