Choline is critical for the health of your cells, nerves and your brain.
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How to Correct A Choline Deficiency
Choline is a macronutrient necessary for the health of cell membranes, nerves and the brain.
Together with B-vitamins and vitamin C, it also helps to keep your liver and nervous system working well and it also helps to metabolize fats.
Some is manufactured in the body -- breast milk is a rich source. It is also contained in lecithin, a fatty acid found in a variety of foods. Both lecithin and choline are available as supplements.
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This macronutrient is usually included in multivitamin/mineral tablets and in B complex tablets. You can also supplement it by taking lecithin. The content of lecithin varies widely, so it's not easy to know how much you are getting.
A Little History
This macronutrient was first isolated by Adolph Strecker from pig and ox bile in 1862. When it was first chemically synthesized by Oscar Liebreich in 1865, it was known as neurine until 1898 when it's name was changed. In 1998, it was classified as an essential nutrient by the US Food and Nutrition Board of the Institute of Medicine.
Good Food Sources
- Whole Grains
- Sea Food
Cauliflower has lots in it.
The best way to correct a this deficiency is through improvements to your diet.
If You are an Athelete
People who undergo heavy exercise may need extra amounts of this macronutrient since prolonged exercise depletes your body.
A Component of Lecithin
It is a component of lecithin, a fatty acid found in many foods.
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As mentioned above, good sources are eggs, soybeans, oatmeal, peanuts, beans, lentils, peas, whole grains, cauliflower, cabbage and seafood.