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    BioActive Red Yeast Rice - Normal blood cholesterol

    Box containing tablets with Red Yeast Rice with powder with 3% monacolin k

    • Pure red yeast rice powder checked for strength
    • The tablet contains 10 mg monacolin K which is sufficient for the beneficial effect
    • Manufactured under Danish pharmaceutical control
    • Guarantee of product quality, safety and efficacy with each tablet

    BioActive Red Yeast Rice

    Pharma Nord

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    [Heart, Blood & Cholesterol|, With Herbs|]
    1 tablet contains       % NRV*
    Red yeast rice powder (fermented     315 mg **
    Monacolin K     10 mg **

    * NRV: Nutrient Reference Value.
    ** NRV not established.

    Product Facts

    Take 1 tablet daily or as recommended by a physician.

    To be taken with food.

    Do not exceed recommended amount.

    Nutritional supplements should not be used as a substitute for a varied diet and a healthy lifestyle.

    Pregnant and lactating women and those on medication should seek professional advice  prior to taking supplements.

    Nutrient: Monascus purpureus fermented rice (Red Yeast Rice powder) containing 3% Monacolin K., Bulking agent: Microcrystalline cellulose, Anti-caking agent: Dicalcium phosphate, Glazing agent: Hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, Colour: Titanium Dioxide, Firming Agent: Silicon dioxide, Colour: Iron oxide, Glazing agent: Talc, Glazing agent: Polyethyleneglycol, Stabilizer: Magnesium salts of fatty acids.

    Room temperature and out of direct sunlight. Keep out of reach of children.

    What is BioActive Red Yeast Rice?

    BioActive Red Yeast Rice are tablets each containing 350 mg of red yeast rice powder whose strength has been tested and has been shown to Structure of Monacolin K moleculebe able to maintain normal cholesterol levels in the body. This mechanism of action is related to a substance called  monacolin K which influences the enzyme HMG-CoA reductase involved in the biological process in the body, whose end-product is cholesterol. Monacolin K have the same chemical structure as the pharmaceutical product lovastatin.

    Red yeast rice powder is well tolerated

    Studies have shown that products with red yeast rice are generally well tolerated, but the content of monacolin K in red yeast rice products may vary considerably. Some products contain very little or no monacolin K. Intake of red yeast rice is no guarantee that the body's cholesterol level is maintained. It is important to choose products with a declared amount of monakolin.

    What is red yeast rice?

    Dried red yeast rice raw materialRed yeast rice is a reddish purple fermented rice whose color comes from the fact that it is grown on the yeast Monascus purpureus. Red yeast rice contains a variety of substances called monacolins, each identified with its own letter, however,  it is only monacolin K that is recognized for its ability to maintain normal cholesterol levels in the body. In addition, red yeast rice contains  a number of unsaturated fatty acids and phytosterols.

    In Asia, red yeast rice is common in cooking for flavor and preservation, and in China, the use can be traced back thousands of years in history.

    Official claims

    The EU Food Safety Agency (EFSA) has evaluated the evidence behind the product's content of Monacolin K and has acknowledged the following statement:

    • Monacolin K from red yeast rice contributes to the maintenance of normal blood cholesterol levels*

    * The beneficial effect is obtained with a daily intake of 10 mg monacolin K from fermented red yeast rice preparations.