CHOLINE - COUNT ON IT!

Consumption of the right amount of choline is necessary for the satisfactory functioning of our brain, nervous system, liver and kidneys, but at the same time, increased choline intake during childbirth is essential for the healthy development of the fetus. Using this simple application you can easily find out whether your body gets enough choline

Why choline is important for the body?
Daily recommended choline intake is minimum 400 mg for adults, even according to EFSA. 1 egg yolk contains 100 to 150 mg, whereas 100 g liver contains 200 to 450 mg choline. Choline contents of other types of food is low (apart from caviar, brains and a few other rare food). Those who do not eat 2 to 3 egg yolks per day + liver at least once a week, would barely reach even this 400 mg daily choline quantity. Proper choline intake is important, among other things, it contributes to proper
  • digestion by stomach acid generation
  • liver function
  • homocysteine metabolism
  • fat metabolism
What is choline good for?
  • It is vital for the healthy development of the fetus.
  • It can effectively prevent hepatic steatosis, metabolic syndrome, and insulin resistance.
  • It can be an important basis for a well-functioning memory and nervous system.
  • Choline insufficiency increases sensitivity to all stress-related illnesses.
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