red yeast rice; bulking agents: microcrystalline cellulose, tricalcium phosphate, calcium stearate; olive extract (Olea europaea, fruit); astaxanthin (AstaREAL®, from the microalga Haematococcus pluvialis); stabilisers: hydroxypropyl methyl cellulose, cross-linked sodium carboxymethyl cellulose, cellulose; D-alpha-tocopheryl acetate; anti-caking agent: silicon dioxide; glazing agents:stearic acid, talc.
Gluten-free / Lactose-free
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50% MORE RED YEAST RICE EXTRACT
Red yeast rice has been fermented with a yeast called Monascus purpureus, which gives it a characteristic reddish purple colour. It has been used in China and Japan for centuries as an ingredient to season, preserve or colour food. Red yeast rice naturally contains monacolin K, a precious nutrient similar to statins - the most commonly prescribed cholesterol lowering drug. Several scientific studies have shown that a minimum of 10 mg of monacolin K per day is a natural alternative to maintain healthy cholesterol levels.
MONACOLIN K IN MINIMUM 80% HYDROXY-ACID FORM
Monacolin K comes in two molecular forms: lactone and hydroxy-acid. Monacolin K in its 80% hydroxy- acid form has a tremendous advantage, as it does not need to be converted in your body and is immediately active - it is the most potent form to help you lower ‘bad’ cholesterol. There still is another benefit: monacolin K in hydroxy-acid form allows your body to fully use the available amount of coenzyme Q10 present in your cells or supplied by food. So with CholeRice + ChoLive you do not need to take extra coenzyme Q10, whereas monacolin K in lactone form does not offer this advantage.
6 X MORE OLIVE EXTRACT
We enhanced this top quality red yeast rice with special polyphenols from olive fruit - mainly hydroxytyrosol. This superb olive fruit extract acts as an antioxidant and protects the blood lipids, especially the ‘bad’ LDL cholesterol, against oxidative stress. This beneficial effect occurs with a daily dose of minimum 5 mg hydroxytyrosol or 20 g (about 22 ml) high quality olive oil. CholeRice + ChoLive contains no less than 30 mg hydroxytyrosol, corresponding to a daily use of van 120 g (or 132 ml) olive oil.
WITH EXTRA ASTAXANTHIN
Astaxanthin is another substance that works as an antioxidant in nature. It is a carotenoid and a natural pinkish red colourant found in certain fish, shrimp, crustaceans and microalgae.
One tablet contains:
- 500 mg fermented red rice with 10 mg monacolin K
- 190 mg olive fruit extract with 30 mg hydroxytyrosol
- 3 mg astaxanthin
- 10 mg vitamin E (83% RI*)
- free of citrinin
- no synthetic colourants
- no added flavors
- no gluten, no lactose
- 100% vegetarian
*RI: Reference intake
DIRECTIONS OF USE FOR ADULTS
One tablet per day, best taken with evening diner or according to your health professional's advice. Do not exceed the recommended daily dose.
Store in cool (max. 25°C) and dry conditions, away from direct light. Do not freeze. Keep out of reach of small children. Food supplements cannot replace a varied and balanced diet or healthy lifestyle.
Pack: 60 vegetarian tablets
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