Thursday, September 10, 2009
Why You Should Avoid Red Rice Yeast
"Red yeast rice, a mainstay of Chinese medicine since ancient times, is emerging in drug stores and vitamin shops as a natural tool to lower cholesterol. The substance is actually derived from a fungus that grows on rice and is eaten as a dietary staple in certain Asian countries.
As its popularity grows, I wanted to share some important information, and a warning of sorts, about red yeast rice."