What is Vitacost Red Yeast Rice?
Vitacost Red Yeast Rice supplies 1,200 mg of red yeast rice plus 20 mg of policosanol per two-capsule serving.
Red yeast rice is a naturally derived extract used in Asia for centuries for its health-promoting properties. It consists of the by-product formed when cooked, non-glutinous rice is covered by a growth of red yeast and then undergoes the process of fermentation.
Policosanol is an all-natural extract derived from sugar cane. Vitacost Red Yeast Rice features BioCosanol® policosanol, which contains 90 percent of the main fatty alcohols that make up policosanol.
How does Vitacost Red Yeast Rice support health?
Red yeast rice supports cardiovascular health.*
Red yeast rice supports a healthy lipid profile already within normal range.*
Red yeast rice may help maintain lipid cholesterol levels already within the normal range.*
Research on policosanol indicates that it may help some people maintain cholesterol levels already within normal range.*
Policosanol supports healthy platelet aggregation.*
Policosanol has antioxidant properties that help to protect against LDL oxidation, which is important for cardiovascular health.*
Why choose Vitacost Red Yeast Rice?
Supplies a combination of heart-friendly nutrients in one convenient formula
Features BioCosanol with 90% policosanols
Contains 60 servings per bottle
Exceptional quality at an extraordinary value
(Note: Red yeast rice may deplete natural CoQ10 levels. Supplementing with Vitacost CoQ10 daily helps restore amounts of this important nutrient in your body)
Vitacost nutritional products are manufactured to high standards of quality, efficacy and safety. Each Vitacost product meets or exceeds the standards and requirements set forth in the FDA’s Code of Federal Regulation (21 CFR, 111) Current Good Manufacturing Practices (CGMP).
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.