Original Research: The Effects of Red Yeast Rice Supplementation on Cholesterol Levels in Adults

@article{Peng2017OriginalRT,
  title={Original Research: The Effects of Red Yeast Rice Supplementation on Cholesterol Levels in Adults},
  author={Diane Peng and Amy L. Fong and A. J. van Pelt},
  journal={AJN, American Journal of Nursing},
  year={2017},
  volume={117},
  pages={46–54}
}
  • Diane Peng, Amy L. Fong, A. J. van Pelt
  • Published 2017
  • Medicine
  • AJN, American Journal of Nursing
  • &NA; Purpose: Red yeast rice (RYR) supplementation has become a popular alternative to statin therapy in treating hypercholesterolemia. This state-of-the-science review seeks to explore the most recent evidence on the effectiveness and safety of RYR supplementation in treating dyslipidemic adults. Methods: This review extends the time frame of a meta-analysis performed by Li and colleagues in 2014; specifically, we looked at the literature published between September 2013 and April 2016. We… CONTINUE READING
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