Applications: Parkinson's disease, high cholesterol, arteriosclerosis, baldness, multiple sclerosis, glaucoma, eczema, alcoholism, muscular dystrophy, hypertension, diseases of the nervous system
Scientific Data: Lecithin is a common source of choline. Studies have shown that taking lecithin can decrease cholesterol levels and may be an effective way to treat atherosclerosis.
Depleting Agents: Water, sulfa drugs, estrogen, food processing, alcohols, excess sugar consumption.
Sources: Legumes, grains, egg yolks, cauliflower, whole grains, liver, soybeans.
Interactions: The proper function and availability of folic acid depends on the contribution of choline
Recommendations: Choline is available as choline bitartrate, choline citrate, choline chloride or as a compound found in lecithin called phosphatidylcholine.