Cholesterol & Red Yeast Rice

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Let’s talk about cholesterol for a minute. Even though there’s a negative connotation associated with cholesterol, it’s important to note that not all cholesterol is bad. Let’s start by defining what cholesterol actually is. Cholesterol is a waxy substance that’s found in the fats (lipids) in your blood. There are two main types that travel…

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Red Yeast Rice Effectively Lowers Cholesterol in Kids

  A clinical trial from the Dept. of Pediatrics, University of Turin, Italy has successfully demonstrated that Red Yeast Rice is “effective, safe and well tolerated” in treating children with hypercholesterolemic (AKA – very high cholesterol). There are many reasons why a child (or adult) might have high cholesterol. Obesity, diet, diabetes and genetics are all shown…

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