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Red Yeast Rice

Red Yeast Rice (AKA: Monascus Purpureus, Red Koji)

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13 Oct 2012 Been taking Red Yeast Rice for approx. 5 mos. and recently was identified as borderline anemic. Trying to determine if it's related.
   —Posted by Anonymous
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02 Feb 2013 The same thing happened to me - first I was diagnosed as borderline anemic and then anemic. I stopped taking it 3 or 4 months ago. I have a lot more energy, but my blood hasn't been re-tested yet. Good luck. I don't think Red Yeast Rice is anything to fool around with.
   —Posted by Jennifer Slaughter
17 Mar 2011 I've been taking it for 6 months with no change in cholesterol.
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18 Nov 2010 I was wondering if anyone with diabetes has ever taken red yeast rice for cholesterol? I just started taking it this week and my glucose went from normal range to way up over the 200 mark! The only change I made was the red yeast rice suppliment.
   —Posted by Rose
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09 Feb 2010 Weider (register brand), Red Yeast Rice, 600 mg Plus. Serving contains 1200 mg Monascus pupureus (Red Yeast Rice), 800 mg Plant Phytosterols, and 1 mg Marine Phytoplankton Blend (Alpha-3 CMP trademark).
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