Choleast (Red Yeast Rice) 120 Capsules by Thorne Research
Choleast (Red Yeast Rice) 120 Capsules by Thorne Research, available at Blue Sky Vitamin, is a high quality health supplement which is designed to help with maintaining a healthy balance of cholesterol and related blood lipids within the body. Choleast is a red yeast rice powder that comes from Monascus perpureus WENT which is a special organism grown on rice.
It is generally used in traditional Chinese medicines and is a potent and strong inhibit of 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A reductase (HMG-CoA reductase). This coenzyme is a rate limiting enzyme which is found in cholesterol synthesis. Featuring a hypoallergenic formula, this health supplement offers use for sensitive stomachs and is perfect for vegetarians with its vegetarian capsules.
The yeast in Choleast contains naturally occurring substances called monacolins and phytosterols campesterol, sigmasterol and beta-sitosterol.