Now food can defend you from the mighty diseases like cancer and heart disorders. One of the recent studies has revealed that a red colouring ingredient widely used in Chinese food can keep you at bay with cancer and heart diseases.
It was remarkable to note that the extract of red yeast rice cuts the risk of cancer deaths by two-third and also lowers down the risk of dying from heart disease by 33 percent. The figures obtained by a study in China showed those heart patients who took the supplement lowered their chance of having continuous heart attacks by 45 percent. This red yeast rice extract helped a lot to ward off such serious diseases.
According to doctors and experts the benefit from red yeast rice is so much that they have over past the benefit of the cholesterol reducing drug statins. China has been widely using this red yeast rice extract from a long time in many ways, as a food preservative, colourant, seasoning and also as herbal medicine. This wonder colouring ingredient has a huge medicinal value and helps to improve the blood circulation in the body.
All these benefits revealed by the study had given a new dimension to the research works being conducted in the field of cancer and other heart diseases. It is felt that this red yeast rice will be a great help for people battling out with cancer and heart ailments.