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Should vitamin K2 also be recommended for statin users?

Should vitamin K2 also be recommended for statin users?

By Stephen DANIELLS

Statins may be “mitochondrial toxins”, says a new review that finds that the pharmaceuticals may not only deplete CoQ10 levels but also inhibit the synthesis of vitamin K2. The result could be negative effects on the heart and blood vessels.

French question red yeast rice safety

French question red yeast rice safety

By Shane STARLING

The French food safety agency (ANSES) has called for input into the safety of red yeast rice – commonly used in food supplements with EFSA-backed cholesterol management health claims – after it was made aware of 25 adverse events.

Fermented garlic may boost heart health: Study

Fermented garlic may boost heart health: Study

By Stephen Daniells

Daily supplements containing fermented garlic may reduce blood cholesterol levels and boost overall heart health, suggest findings from a clinical trial from Japan.

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