Red Yeast Rice & Policosanol by LifeTime Vitamins
LifeTime Vitamins Red Yeast Rice & Policosanol 60 Vegetarian Capsules
LifeTime Vitamins Red Yeast Rice & Policosanol combines two natural and proven-effective ingredients, Red Yeast Rice and Policosanol. In Chinese medicine, red yeast rice is used to promote blood circulation, soothe upset stomach, and invigorate the function of the spleen, a body organ that destroys old blood cells and filters foreign substances. In addition, this dietary supplement has been used traditionally for bruised muscles, hangovers, indigestion, and colic in infants. Recently, it has been discovered that red yeast rice contains substances that are similar to prescription medications that lower cholesterol.
Policosanol is a unique natural product derived from sugar cane wax and beeswax: It has proved effective at reducing cholesterol levels and for some individuals may be a reasonable natural alternative to the commonly prescribed statin-type cholesterol-lowering drugs. Most research using the sugarcane-derived form of policosanol has been conducted in Cuba, in both animals and humans. The studies showed that policosanol not only reduced cholesterol levels, but also had positive effects on other cardiac risk factors, through actions such as reducing platelet clumping and inhibiting the development of atherosclerosis. A 2002 analysis in the American Heart Journal reviewed more than 60 clinical trials of sugar cane-derived policosanol that involved more than 3000 patients. The authors concluded that policosanol is a very promising phytochemical alternative to classic lipid-lowering agents such as statins.
LifeTime products are manufactured to meet strict quality standards and formulated using only quality, industry acceptable materials. LifeTime Vitamins is an environmentally concerned company.
Today more than ever, you are conscious of the quality of the products you purchase for yourself and your family. When it comes to proper nutrition, your decisions have great impact on something very sacred – your quality of life. As you choose the LifeTime brand, you are guaranteed to have purchased a premium formula that your family can trust. That’s why since 1988, LifeTime has continued on its mission to manufacture products with the highest quality and without compromise.
LifeTime Vitamins is actively involved in the trends that affect consumers. As the nutraceutical industry continues to advance, they strive to enhance their competitive edge by refining the products they offer to the marketplace. They achieve this objective by identifying new scientific advancements for the ingredients and quickly modifying product formulations to changing consumer needs and demands. Life Time Vitamins asks that you expect this change within product formulations as you grow with them as a customer. From time to time, you might see improvements in products that you already purchase from them. This is LifeTime Vitamins' commitment to you as their customer.
Today, nutrition has gone beyond capsules and tablets in a bottle. As the array of nutritional products has grown, so have the methods of consuming them. LifeTime offers traditional capsules, tablets and powders, but has also mastered the “art” of creating liquid products that deliver the nutrition you are looking for in a very absorbable and delicious way. Children, senior citizens and those with restricted swallowing ability may find it difficult to take pills or tablets and LifeTime’s liquids have become a preferred way to consume nutritional supplements to solve this problem. LifeTime liquids are assimilated more easily and, as a result, are more bioavailable for immediate use by the body - a key factor as we age and as our digestive systems slow down over time.
Use only as directed. Take two vegetarian capsules daily with a meal or glass of water. Store in a cool, dry place.
Do not use if safety seal is broken or missing. Keep out of reach of children. Keep your licensed health care practitioner informed when using this product. This product is not be used by anyone under 20 years of age. Consult with your physician before using this product if you are taking any medication or if you are under physician supervision. Do not use if you are pregnant, may become pregnant or are breastfeeding, because this product may cause birth defects. CA residents, please see Prop. 65 warning available for reference at www.nutraceutical.com/notices.
|LifeTime Red Yeast Rice & Policosanol 60 Vegetarian Capsules|
|Serving Size: 2 Vegetarian Capsules|
|Servings Per Container: 30|
||Amount Per Serving
|Red Yeast Rice (Monascus purpureus) (extract)
|Policosanol (Saccharum officenarum L) (from sugar cane extract)
|*Daily Value Not Established.|
†Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
|Other Ingredients: Vegetable Cellulose Capsule, Brown Rice, Magnesium Stearate, Silicon Dioxide and Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose.|
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Since I have been taking this product for three months in combination with a statin my lipid profile has normalized after a year and one half of statin and plain red rice yeast, and diet change when there was little change. I can not be sure that that is what did the trick but assume that it has been helpful.