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The Red Yeast Rice story: How to manufacture a tall tale from nature
Recently, we published a Letter to the Editor (‘‘Letter’’) in Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism entitled ‘‘The color of rice and the Chinese paradox’’. Red Yeast Rice (RYR), the subject of the
The Color of Rice and the Chinese Paradox
TLDR
An inverse relationship exists between rice consumption and LDL cholesterol among the people in the central provinces, and the possibility that other components of red rice yeast, which include other statin metabolites and phytosterols, may have additional favorable effects on lipid metabolism is investigated.
Blacktail Prairie Dogs , Desert and Cattle Trophic Relations on Range
Highlight: The trophic relations among blacktail prairie dogs, desert cottontails, and cattle were determined among three dogtowns at the Central PlainsExperimental Range near Nunn, Colo. Sedges were
Differential Resource allocation of black mustard plants (Brassica nigra L.) with proximity to black walnut trees (Juglans californica L.) in a Southern California Riparian ecosystem
TLDR
Results indicate that B. nigra plants growing near J. californica had significantly lower root : total biomass ratios, and provide insights into how to effectively control this invasive species.