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An Ancient Chinese Secret — Red Yeast Rice

An Ancient Chinese Secret — Red Yeast Rice

The yeast responsible for giving Peking Duck its red color contains powerful antioxidants and a potent cholesterol-lowering agent. Ever since the Chinese Tang dynasty in 800 C.E. red yeast rice has been used for medicinal purposes, as natural food coloring and as a spice in cuisine. The ancient Chinese pharmacopoeia […]

by × April 29, 2008 × 10,714 comments