Lowers cholesterol levels in the blood
The fermented Red Rice has positive effect on cholesterol, reducing its presence in the blood.
The effect is given by Monakolina K that inhibits the activity of HMG-CoA reductase, responsible for the synthesis of cholesterol in our bodies.
- Fatty acids
- Monacolin K
The fermented red rice is nothing but the traditional rice used in Chinese cuisine, Oryza sativa, fermented with a characteristic red colour yeast: Monascus purpureus.
Nutraceutical used for the prevention of heart diseases related to excess of cholesterol and for the lowering of cholesterol levels in the blood.