A part of traditional Chinese medicine, red yeast rice is used as a health supplement. It contains monacolins, which are naturally occurring substances believed to limit the body?s production of cholesterol. It is also t... More » Food Cooking Nuts & Grains

To prepare red yeast rice, rinse 1 cup of rice, and then boil it in 2 cups of water for about 25 minutes. You can cook and eat red yeast rice in the same fashion as white rice. More » Food Cooking

Manufacturers make red yeast extract by fermenting rice using a red yeast called Monascus purpureus. The extract is useful in lowering cholesterol, and the prescription medication lovastatin is the same compound as monac... More » Food Food Facts
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