Modulates the levels of acetylcholine, an important neurotransmitter.
Studies have shown that choline supplementation can prevent neurological decline associated with aging.
Choline also has the ability to protect and heal the liver and keeps fatty deposits in the liver from accumulating. Choline also promotes equal distribution of fat in the body. It is also speculated that choline supplements can help to prevent liver disease.
Patients with Bipolar Disorder (also known as manic-depression) already on lithium, were given Choline Bitartrate, 83% had a reduction in manic symptoms.
Studies involving Choline Bitartrate administration have shown it is related to improved memory function.
The addition of choline to your diet may slow progression and offer prevention against Alzheimer’s disease. Studies to measure the choline activity of different lobes of the brain in autopsy samples have revealed a significant decrease in choline levels in the temporal lobe of individuals with Alzheimer’s disease. Conversely, no decrease in choline was seen in individuals with a cerebrovascular cause for their dementia. These results suggest that by increasing choline concentrations, Alzheimer’s disease progression may be slowed or prevented.
Choline | Health Benefits