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Organic Red Yeast Rice 600mg
Omega 3 - Evidence - Research on the use of fish oil for specific conditions shows:
While research shows that people who eat dietary sources of fish oil at
least twice a week have a lower risk of dying of heart disease, taking
fish oil supplements seems to have little to no benefits to heart
High blood pressure.
Multiple studies report modest reductions in blood pressure in people
who take fish oil supplements. There's some evidence that the
beneficial effects of fish oil might be greater for people with
moderate to severe high blood pressure than for those with mild blood
High triglycerides and cholesterol.
There's strong evidence that omega-3 fatty acids can significantly
reduce blood triglyceride levels. There also appears to be a slight
improvement in high-density lipoprotein (HDL, or "good") cholesterol,
although an increase in levels of low-density lipoprotein (LDL, or
"bad") cholesterol also was observed.
Studies suggest fish oil supplements might help reduce pain, improve
morning stiffness and relieve joint tenderness in people with
rheumatoid arthritis. While relief is often modest, it might be enough
to reduce the need for anti-inflammatory medications.
Omega-3 fatty acids
Important to overall health, especially for the heart, brain, and cell
membranes of the body.* The omega-3 fatty acids, Eicosapentaenoic Acid
(EPA) and Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA), are precursors to the PGE3 series of
prostaglandins, which are substances important to proper body regulation.*
Red Yeast Rice
Red yeast rice is rice that is cultivated with yeast grown on it. It is a
common food in many Asian countries. It's known to inhibit the synthesis of
cholesterol in the human body, which can lead to lowered cholesterol
levels. This has led to use as a natural anti-cholesterol supplement.*
One of the cholesterol synthesis inhibiting chemicals in red yeast rice,
monacolin K, is used in an anti-cholesterol drug manufactured by Merck
& Co., known as Mevacor (also known as lovastatin and mevinolin).*
CoQ10, also known as coenzyme Q10 or ubiquinone, is a substance produced in
the body necessary for the basic functioning of cells. It speeds up the
rate at which chemical reactions take in the body. It is used by the cells
for cell growth and maintenance, as well as repair from free-radical
oxidative damage. CoQ10 also plays an important role in protecting the
brain cells from oxidative stress.*
Red Yeast Rice's Effect on Cholesterol
The red yeast rice inhibits cholesterol synthesis in the human body, thus
having an effect on the overall level of LDL and overall cholesterol.*
CoQ10's Effect on Cholesterol
CoQ10 acts on cholesterol differently than red yeast rice. Some evidence
seems to indicate that it may not be LDL that causes atherosclerosis, but
rather the oxidation of that LDL. Enter CoQ10. Because CoQ10 has an
anti-oxidative effect on all of the body tissue, it also has an
anti-oxidative effect on LDL. While it doesn't lower the amount of LDL, it
keeps it from oxidizing and becoming artery-clogging plaque.*
Cardiovascular risk factors.
If you have an elevated triglyceride level and a history of cardiovascular
disease or have major risk factors for it, a high-dose omega-3 medication
may be advisable. This is true even if you're already taking a statin
medication. The omega-3 drug does not replace the statin.
BRAIN HEALTH - OMEGA 3 AND COQ10 – ARTICLE:
LOWERING BLOOD PRESSURE - OMEGA 3 AND COQ10.- BRUCE BRIGHTMAN -
LIFESOURCE VITAMINS – ARTICLE
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