Red yeast rice has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for centuries because of its powerful medicinal properties. Our red yeast rice is combined with CoQ10 to support a healthy inflammatory response.See All Products
Below we've broken down the main functions of our Heart Support and the benefits it can provide.
Coenzyme Q10 is conveniently located in parts of the cell that are prone to oxidative damage and works as an antioxidant to protect the body from free radicals.
Studies have indicated that CoQ10 and red yeast extract can protect the heart and even reduce the risk of major cardiovascular events in those with heart failure.
A randomized controlled trial revealed red yeast rice improved LDL cholesterol without affecting HDL levels. The authors concluded that it is an effective treatment to help lower cholesterol levels.
Red yeast rice contains monacolin K, the same ingredient in cholesterol lowering medications. High cholesterol levels can lead to clogged arteries, raise your risk of heart disease, heart attack, and stroke.
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