Thursday, November 19, 2009

Angkak, cheap and effective way to reduce cholesterol

Angkak often used as a medicinal remedy when someone is suffering from dengue fever and is also used as a spice in cooking. Efficacy Angkak as rich herbs are well known benefits centuries ago by the Chinese nation. Angkak itself was the result of fermentation. Derived from ordinary rice and fermented with Monascus purpureus using the mold and produce red rice which is the color of the pigment from the fungus. Angkak price is quite cheap and can be found in many traditional markets. Therefore, many people use to improve health Angkak body.

Research shows that Angkak able to lower LDL cholesterol and triglyceride levels of cholesterol sufferers. This is because the group of compounds contained in monakolin Angkak. This will monakolin compounds inhibit the enzyme that forms the work cholesterol. The result, cholesterol levels will decrease due to obstructed labor. Function is the same compound as monakolin statins drugs commonly used to treat patients with high cholesterol.

In order to obtain maximum benefits, then the patient should consume Angkak hiperkolesterol of 15 to 30 grams a day. The trick is to boil these Angkak, then drank the water rebusannya. This should be done routinely and regularly. As technology advances, there are also Angkak already extracted in the form of supplements. The dose is 600 mg a day or you can read the instructions stated dose.

In contrast to drugs that can cause side effects, taking the long-term Angkak relatively safe. Common side effects experienced when taking Angkak is felt bloated stomach or other digestive disorders. However, these side effects can be reduced by adding ginger to the cooking water Angkak. Another way is to intersperse Angkak consumption with other foods can also lower cholesterol.

Cholesterol-lowering prescription

As a substitute or penyeling Angkak, you can try some of the following recipes that help lower cholesterol are:

Slice the onion as much as 20 grams, eat with rice. Do it 3 times a day
This bitter plants can help you lower your cholesterol. Boiled way sambiloto 20 grams dried 3 cup water to make 1 cup of water. Drink after a meal.
Sliced turmeric, boiled with 2 cups of water to make 1 cup. Strain and drink 3 times a day.
Consumption of 1 cup oats (about 70 grams) can help lower cholesterol.
After breakfast and dinner, do not forget to eat a star fruit size. This is also useful as antikolesterol.

Of course, consuming antikolesterol Angkak or other herbs are not sufficient to maintain excess cholesterol in order not anymore. To control your cholesterol, you should control diet by avoiding fatty foods such as offal, coconut milk, fried foods, otherwise it is recommended to consume vegetables and fruit and exercising at least three times a week.
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