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  1. Will citrus bergamot lower cholesterol? MaybeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 13 | Seattle Times

    Citrus bergamia, the bergamot orange, acts on the same enzyme as red yeast rice and statins to lower cholesterol, but the results aren't conclusive. Also: concave fingernails and bad reaction to ACE inhibitor blood pressure medicine.

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  2. The People's Pharmacy: Stopping suicidal thoughts with ketamine - Tue, 01 Aug 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 1 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... I finally gave in and am on pravastatin at bedtime. I really am against taking a statin. Is it OK to take red yeast rice in addition to the pravastatin? I hope eventually to take the red yeast rice instead of a statin. A. You should not take both ...

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  3. Expert: Statin denial is an Internet-driven cult with deadly consequencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 24 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... Physicians need to work together with the media to educate the public about the dangers of statin denial. Red yeast rice (RYR) is contained in dietary supplements that are often used by patients with high cholesterol, and it is often proposed as an ...

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  4. People's Pharmacy: Don't use red yeast rice with statinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 24 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... I finally gave in and am on pravastatin at bedtime. I really am against taking a statin. Is it OK to take red yeast rice in addition to the pravastatin? I hope eventually to take the red yeast rice instead of a statin. You should not take both red ...

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  5. Red yeast rice product analysis misstates GMP issue, consultant assertsRead the original story

    Jul 10, 2017 | NutraIngredients-USA

    A recent article on the variability of red yeast rice supplements provides valuable information but comes to a false conclusion, according to an expert on herbal supplements. The research article, titled " Variability in strength of red yeast rice supplements purchased from mainstream retailers, " was published recently in the journal European Journal of Preventive Cardiology.

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  6. Is red yeast rice as powerful as simvastatin? a " The Peoplea s PharmacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | HeraldSun.com

    ... but he said I could not stop taking a statin for cholesterol control. I chose to switch to over-the-counter red yeast rice instead. Within two days, the side effects ceased. Within six months, my cholesterol had dropped 50 points. I also changed my ...

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  7. Red yeast rice supplements may contain dangerous surprisesRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2017 | MSN Healthy Living

    If you're seeking to lower your high cholesterol with red yeast rice , you may not be getting what you expect from the supplement, a new study finds. Researchers bought 28 different brands of the popular pills from major retail chains and tested these red yeast rice supplements for monacolin K, the cholesterol-lowering compound found in red yeast rice that's chemically identical to the prescription cholesterol drug lovastatin .

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  8. Red yeast rice - Can it lower your bad cholesterol?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | USA Today

    The supplement red yeast rice, sold in places like Walmart, Whole Foods and natural food stores, can have a huge range of potencies, a new study finds Red yeast rice - Can it lower your bad cholesterol? The supplement red yeast rice, sold in places like Walmart, Whole Foods and natural food stores, can have a huge range of potencies, a new study finds Check out this story on USATODAY.com: https://usat.ly/2sXLj6N The supplement red yeast rice, sold in places like Walmart, Whole Foods and natural food stores, can have a huge range of potencies, a new study finds - but there's no way for consumers to know if they're getting a lot of the cholesterol-lowering substance or almost none at all.

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  9. People's Pharmacy: Is red yeast rice as powerful as simvastatin?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... but he said I could not stop taking a statin for cholesterol control. I chose to switch to over-the-counter red yeast rice instead. Within two days, the side effects ceased. Within six months, my cholesterol had dropped 50 points. I also changed my ...

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  10. The Truth About Supplements for Your HeartRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2017 | Yahoo!

    Walk into any pharmacy or health-food store and you'll see shelves of dietary supplements that promise to help your heart, such as omega-3, coenzyme Q10 , and red yeast rice . Proponents claim that these products can lower blood pressure or cholesterol, stave off heart disease , and prevent heart attacks.

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  11. Statin Drugs Don't Benefit Healthy SeniorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | News Max

    ... "But to chemically lower them with a drug that fails 97 to 99 percent of the time - I don't understand it." Red yeast rice. According to the University of Maryland, red yeast rice has the same chemical composition as the prescription drug ...

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  12. Belgium drafts supplement guidance for four nutrients a but is it right?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | NutraIngredients

    Industry should fight amendments to a Belgian decree setting out minimum and maximum levels for caffeine, lutein, lycopene and red yeast rice, because some proposed levels fall well below established EFSA safety data, an expert claims. A draft of proposed maximum and minimum levels for four nutrients in food supplements in Belgium has been ridiculed for failing to take recent EFSA safety data into account when setting levels.

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  13. Expired ingredients found in popular shrimp snacks in TaiwanRead the original story

    May 18, 2017 | Xinhuanet

    The producer of a shrimp snack popular in Taiwan was caught using expired ingredients, Taiwan's Food and Drug Administration said in a press release Thursday. During an inspection Wednesday, investigators from the FDA, local health authorities, as well as local prosecutors in southern Taiwan's Kaohsiung found expired bonito extract powder, anhydrous citric acid as well as red yeast rice powder were used in five products produced by Yu Zong Foods.

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  14. There's another food scandal and this time it's shrimp snacksRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | The China Post

    ... of Kaohsiung, Southern Taiwan on Wednesday, seizing expired bonito extract powder, anhydrous citric acid and red yeast rice powder. During the inspection, the company, founded in 1971, was found to have used the expired ingredients in the production ...

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  15. Rice extract may help lower cholesterolRead the original story

    May 13, 2017 | KPC Media Group, Inc.

    ... used to lower cholesterol, especially the statins. Some of them have found a successful alternative in taking red yeast rice extract. Red yeast rice extract has been touted for decades for its cholesterol-lowering benefits, with a previous American ...

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  16. Is green tea safe for weight loss?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    ... list of 15 supplement ingredients to avoid which includes green tea extract powder, kava, caffeine powder and red yeast rice. Complete ratings and recommendations on all kinds of products, including appliances, cars & trucks, and electronic gear, ...

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  17. Some stroke survivors disregard doctors' advice on medicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2017 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... medications? Qualitative study of an online forum, Family Practice (2017). DOI: 10.1093/fampra/cmx023 Red yeast rice (RYR) is contained in dietary supplements that are often used by patients with high cholesterol, and it is often proposed as an ...

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  18. Consumer Reports: Is green tea safe for weight loss?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2017 | Valley News Live

    ... list of 15 supplement ingredients to avoid which includes green tea extract powder, kava, caffeine powder and red yeast rice. Complete ratings and recommendations on all kinds of products, including appliances, cars & trucks, and electronic gear, ...

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  19. National Public Health Week Tip from NutraWiki: Know What's in Your Natural Nutritional SupplementsRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2017 | PRWeb

    ... scientific and very, very serious. However, each can be found in common supplements such as saw palmetto, red yeast rice and glucosamine and chondroitin. Ever wonder about titanium dioxide, methylcobalamin or microcrystalline cellulose? Sound icky, ...

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  20. Some good reasons to be cautious about using dietary supplementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | The Washington Post

    ... could interact with medications you take, cause negative side effects or lead to dangerously high doses. Red yeast rice supplements are touted as a way to reduce "bad" LDL cholesterol. They may do so, because some contain substantial amounts of ...

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