Signs of Choline Deficiency: 

  • Cardiac symptoms
  • Fatty buildup in the liver
  • Gastric ulcers
  • High blood pressure
  • Impaired brain function and memory
  • Inability to digest fats
  • Kidney and liver impairment
  • Stunted growth 

Health Concerns – What Is Choline Used For:

  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Treatment of liver disorders  

What Choline Does:

  • Aids in fat and cholesterol metabolism
  • Aids is hormone production
  • Beneficial for disorders of the nervous system such as Parkinson’s disease and tardive dyskinesia
  • Minimizes excess fat in the liver
  • Needed for gallbladder regulation
  • Needed for lecithin formation
  • Needed for the proper transmission of nerve impulses from the brain through the central nervous system  

FOOD SOURCES of Choline: 

  • Butter
  • Cauliflower
  • Egg yolks
  • Lecithin (Eat or drink it fast because it turns into a disgusting booger texture–Bleck!)
  • Legumes
  • Lettuce
  • Liver
  • Meat
  • Milk
  • Peanuts
  • Soybeans
  • Whole-grain cereals 

Other Sources – Brand Names for Choline

  • Phosphytidyl Choline
  • Choline Bitartrate 
  • Choline Chloride
  • Choline tablets by Standard Process Labs (Good)
  • Choline inositol (with brain sugar)