What Is Lovastatin?

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You go to the doctor, and the doctor gives you a cholesterol lowering drug prescription, and it's a drug called Mevacor. And you look it up online or you ask the pharmacist and the pharmacist says well, this contains the generic lovastatin. Well, did you know that lovastatin actually exist in nature, if you get rice, cover it with red yeast as Chinese people have been doing for 1,200 years, it produces lovastatin naturally, or oyster mushrooms which grow on the side of trees, they produce lovastatin as well.

So what is lovastatin? It's a drug, it's a drug store, but you know who invented it? Nature, because it is in fruits.