Red yeast rice extracts lower cholesterol


Doctors at the University of Pennsylvania gave red yeast rice extracts to 62 patients with elevated cholesterol levels. The daily supplements decreased LDL cholesterol by 43 mg/dl after 12 weeks.

 

Becker DJ. Annals of Internal Medicine, 2009;150:830-839.



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