For those of you who suffer from cholesterol, so expect that levels of LDL cholesterol ("bad" cholesterol) down immediately. Keeping food and exercise one of the solutions to overcome this problem. However, when levels of koleserol already far exceeds the limit, you have to take medication from a doctor. For you who want to try traditional treatments are cheap and effective way to lower cholesterol, try to consume Angkak.
Angkak often used as a cure when a person suffering from dengue fever and is also used as a spice in cooking. Efficacy Angkak as herb rich in benefits has been known for centuries by the Chinese. Angkak itself is actually a result of fermentation. Derived from the usual rice and fermented using Monascus purpureus and generate mold rice with red color is the color of the pigment from the mold. Angkak price is quite cheap and can be found in many traditional markets. Therefore, many people use red yeast rice to improve the health of the body.
Research shows that red yeast rice can lower LDL cholesterol and triglyceride levels of patients. This is because the group of compounds contained in red yeast rice monakolin. Monakolin these compounds will inhibit the action of enzymes that make cholesterol. The result, cholesterol levels will decline due to obstructed labor. This same function monakolin compounds such as drugs known as statins, are commonly used to treat patients with high cholesterol.
In order to obtain the maximum efficacy, it is for patients with hypercholesterolemia red yeast rice should consume as much as 15 to 30 grams a day. The trick is to boil the red yeast rice, then drank the water boiled. This should be done routinely and regularly. As technology advances, there are also red yeast rice that has been extracted in the form of supplements. The dose is 600 mg a day or you can read the dosage instructions listed.
In contrast to drugs that can cause side effects, taking red yeast rice is relatively safe in the long run. The usual side effects experienced when taking red yeast rice is the belly feels bloated or other digestive disorders. However, these side effects can be reduced by adding ginger to the cooking water Angkak. Another way is to intersperse the consumption of red yeast rice with other foods that can also lower cholesterol.
Cholesterol-lowering prescription or penyeling Angkak Instead, you can try some of the following recipes, which help lower cholesterol are:
* Onion Slice the onion as much as 20 grams, eat with rice. Do 3 times a day
* Sambiloto this bitter plant can help you lower your cholesterol. The trick boiled 20 grams of dried bitter with 3 cups water to make 1 cup of water. Drink after meals.
* Thinly slice Turmeric turmeric, boiled with 2 cups water to make 1 cup. Strain and drink 3 times a day.
* Oats Consumption of 1 cup oats (about 70 grams) can help lower cholesterol.
* Carambola After breakfast and dinner, do not forget to eat a star fruit size. It is also useful as anti-cholesterol.
Of course, consuming red yeast rice or other anti-cholesterol herb is not sufficient to maintain an excess of cholesterol in order not anymore. To control your cholesterol, you should control diet by avoiding fatty foods such as offal, milk, fried foods, otherwise advised to consume vegetables and fruits as well as exercising at least three times a week.