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10 Ways To Balance Your Cholesterol At Home

9. Try Red Yeast Rice Very popular in China, red yeast rice is a fermented product that stops cholesterol from synthesizing. Monascus purpureus is the fermenting… Teri B Clark - June 7, 2016

9. Try Red Yeast Rice

red yeast rice

Very popular in China, red yeast rice is a fermented product that stops cholesterol from synthesizing. Monascus purpureus is the fermenting agent that does the trick. By taking a 2400 mg supplement of red yeast rice a day, you can drop your LDL by 26% in just two months. You can find red yeast rice in pharmacies and health food stores.

CAUTION: Do not take if you are taking a statin drug, certain antidepressants, or antifungal medications. Check with your doctor if you are on any of these medications.

10. Eat More Nuts

eat more nuts

Eating nuts is a great way to lower your cholesterol levels. This is particularly true of walnuts, hazelnuts, and almonds. These nuts contain both fiber and plant sterols. Walnuts also contain omega-3 fatty acids, making them a perfect choice for lowering cholesterol.

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