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Thursday, July 15, 2010

RED MOLD RICE / RED YEAST RICE

Red yeast rice at 0.4% of diet, equal to 2 grams per day, reduces weight gain in rats by 21.5%

Red mold rice, usually referred to as "red yeast rice", given at a dose of 0.4 percent of diet -- the equivalent of 2 grams (2000 mg) given to someone who is 143 pounds, or 2.8 grams (2800 mg) for someone who is 200 pounds -- reduced weight gain by 21.5 percent in growing rats fed a high-fat diet according to a study from researchers at National Taiwan University in Taipei, Taiwan.


Two grams per day (2000 mg) is "the usual recommended daily dietary dose" according to the paper.

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RED MOLD RICE / RED YEAST RICE

Red yeast rice at 2% of diet, equal to 10 grams per day, reduces weight gain in rats by 30.5%

Red mold rice, usually referred to as "red yeast rice", given at a dose of 2 percent of diet -- the equivalent of 10 grams (10,000 mg) given to someone who is 143 pounds, or 14 grams (14,000 mg) for someone who is 200 pounds -- reduced weight gain by 30.5 percent in growing rats fed a high-fat diet according to a study from researchers at National Taiwan University in Taipei, Taiwan.


DO NOT TAKE MORE THAN 2,000 MG PER DAY


The usual recommended dose is red mold rice is 2 grams (2000 mg) per day. The does used here was 5 times more than normal. Do not take 10 grams (10,000 mg) per day unless you are told to do so by your health care provider.

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RED MOLD RICE

Red yeast rice prevent obesity and improves cholesterol levels in rats on a high-fat diet

Red mold rice, usually referred to as "red yeast rice", given to rats on a high-fat diet prevented obesity, lowered LDL cholesterol and raised HDL cholesterol according to a study from researchers at National Taiwan University in Taipei, Taiwan.

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Posted by Admin2 on Thu, Jul 15, 2010 9:27 am | [0] comments

Monday, July 27, 2009

RED YEAST RICE

Red yeast rice extract reduces deaths by 32%

A 4-year study of Red Yeast Rice extract known as Xuezhikang which lowers cholesterol, at a dose of 600 mg twice a day,
  • Reduced coronary events by 37%

  • Reduced death from coronary heart disease by 31%

  • Reduced strokes by 44%

  • Reduced the need for coronary bypass surgery by 49%

  • Reduced cancers by 51%

  • And, most importantly, reduced all-cause mortality by 32%.
These benefits are vastly superior to any study I ever seen done with the cholesterol-lowering drugs known as statins. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Admin2 on Mon, Jul 27, 2009 10:47 am | [0] comments
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