Chol-Care is especially formulated to help people concerned with cardiovascular health and improving blood cholesterol levels. It contains Monacolin-K, Gingko extract and supporting ingredients such as Flavonoids, Folic Acid and Vitamin B6
* Chol-Care is a dietary supplement to enhance health benefits. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease or health condition. Check with your doctor prior to consumption if pregnant or nursing, if you have certain medical conditions or if taking with other medications (ie. blood pressure medications, anti-coagulants, etc.). Check the ingredients if you have any allergic conditions.
What is Red Yeast Rice in Chol-Care?
Monascus purpureus is regular rice fermented with bacteria called monascus for 15~30 days. A dark pink color is secreted during fermentation and it is called monacolin-K. Also known as Red Yeast Rice, this food has been taken for centuries in China.
Research has found Monacolin-K to degrade cholesterol and suppress cholesterol biosynthesis in the liver. It increases good cholesterol (HDL) in the blood and decreases bad cholesterol (LDL). Is this a substitute for people taking cholesterol medication? The answer is an emphatic NO but taking foods that lowers cholesterol levels will always help. Eating healthy is the best and taking Chol Care is food that will help take care your blood vessels.
What are the benefits of taking Chol-Care?
Monacolin K has many known scientific effects. It will help support cardiovascular health especially with help improving cholesterol levels. It may help with weight loss and improving overall fitness.
How to take General Balance Chol Care?
Chol-care is taken 1 capsule a day.
It is best to take it at night before you go to bed or after your last meal for the day.
* It is not recommended for pregnant and breastfeeding mothers.
** Do not overdose since it may act as an anticoagulant and cause increase in bleeding.
*** Individuals should not be taking Chol Care if already taking statins or anticoagulants.
Scientific Research Papers on Red Yeast Rice (Monacolin K)
Red yeast rice: a new hypolipidemic drug. Journoud M et al. Life Sci. 2004 Apr. 16
[Is it possible to decrease cholesterol levels with dietary supplements?]. Rodondi et al. Rev Med Suisse. 2016 Mar 2.
ed Yeast Rice Preparations: Are They Suitable Substitutions for Statins? Dujovne CA. Am J Med. 2017 Oct.
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General Balance Milk Thistle is another great dietary food supplement to add to your daily regimen. Milk Thistle contains 130 mg of silymarin with other functional water soluble vitamin B, B6, pantothenic acid and other ingredients like taurine, red ginseng extract, superfood powder and more.