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Doctor insights on: Choline Bitartrate Uses

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Can I use eggs as a choline supplement?

Can I use eggs as a choline supplement?

Yes, but...: The lecithin in egg yolks is a good source of choline - but there is also a lot of cholesterol in egg yolks, so i would not rely solely on eggs as a choline source. There are lots of other good food sources, such as chicken, cauliflower, soybeans, spinach, tofu, and many others. ...Read more

Choline (Definition)

It's an essential nutrient that is abundant in the western diet, in fatty foods such as eggs and meats. In the body, choline is found in cell membranes, and is converted to acetylcholine - a neurotransmitter that is integral in processes such as ...Read more


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Is it safe to use lecithin (up to 7.5 g daily) during breastfeeding for increasing the milk flow and to provide choline (via breast milk) to the baby?

Is it safe to use lecithin (up to 7.5 g daily) during breastfeeding for increasing the milk flow and to provide choline (via breast milk) to the baby?

Unknown: There isn't enough research to support the use of lecithin supplement as helpful to increase milk flow. There is research showing that supplementing in the range of 5 grams daily does increase choline in breast milk. But the risks and benefits of this is completely unknown. Mothers milk tea is a good product for increasing milk supply. ...Read more

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What's your medical opinion on uses of lycopodium vs a concoction deprenyl, piracetram, and choline for mental clarity? I am a college student who is having a hard time getting through school just because of the fact that i find i cannot focus during the

What's your medical opinion on uses of lycopodium vs a concoction deprenyl, piracetram, and choline for mental clarity? I am a college student who is having a hard time getting through school just because of the fact that i find i cannot focus during the

Lycopodium: Dr. Baskys gave a comprehensive answer about all but lycopodium, a homeopathic remedy. A professional homeopath might prescribe this when someone has very poor self-confidence, anxiety about health, career, and performance -- as well as many other symptoms. Nothing says you could not use both, as each works on a different level (energetic healing system level vs physical level). ...Read more

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What can I eat on low choline diet?

What can I eat on low choline diet?

Wouldn't want to: Essential nutrient needed for nerve function, healthy liver, kidney, muscle function. Choline goes into all cell membranes. Found in liver, meat, poultry, fish, eggs, tofu, nuts, cauliflower, grains, wheat germ, other. ...Read more

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How to meet your daily choline need?

Easy: Beef liver is really high. Other livers, chicken, lean meat, eggs, milk, soy, seeds nuts, cruciform veggies - here's a good link: http://www.livestrong.com/article/84483-foods-rich-choline/ ...Read more

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Is it bad to have choline in your body?

Is it bad to have choline in your body?

Choline: Needed for cell membrane functions. Refer to my response above for details. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: choline?

Ammonium salt: It's an essential nutrient that is abundant in the western diet, in fatty foods such as eggs and meats. In the body, choline is found in cell membranes, and is converted to acetylcholine - a neurotransmitter that is integral in processes such as muscle control and memory. ...Read more