Many people who are looking for alternatives to cholesterol lowering medications my see information on such things as red rice yeast. When looking for a natural ingredient Shaklee tested Red Rice Yeast as an ingredient for lowering Cholesterol–the studies that showed this was a great cholesterol lowering ingredient only went for 9 weeks. Shaklee repeated the tests over a 12 week period and found that after the 9th week the cholesterol levels went right back up again. Not a good ingredient–When Shaklee chooses not to use an ingredient there is a specific reason–it does not work.
Shaklee offers products such as Vivix, Cholesterol Lowering Complex and Shaklee OmegaGuard a purified fish oil.
Here is one of several stories of people who started using Shaklee Vivix and lowered their cholesterol. Vivix is a resveratrol product with mixed polyphenols. While it it is categorized as an anti-aging supplement it has many great side effects such as lowering cholesterol for many.
Cholesterol Drops: I just wanted to let you know how my research went on VIVIX and Cholesterol. Well, I haven’t taken any prescription medication for my cholesterol and my blood work came back great! My total Cholesterol dropped by 50 points! I take a teaspoon of VIVIX everyday and 3 gel caps of OmegaGuard plus 2 Vita-Lea Gold vitamins. I was amazed and extremely happy and the best part is I wasn’t even trying to eat well and I got these results. It has inspired me to eat better, now that I believe my numbers would be even better with just a few small diet changes and a little exercise.