Red Yeast Rice: Benefits to Health

PROS

  • Decreases cholesterol
  • Lowers blood pressure
  • Fights cancer
  • Improves metabolic syndrome
  • Prevents complications of obesity
  • Reduces inflammation
  • Improves bone health

CONS

  • Amount of monacolin K not usually stated
  • Active ingredient controlled in the USA
  • May contain a kidney toxin
  • Potentially dangerous drug interactions
  • Some supplements may be spiked with lovastatin

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