Lecithin consumption raises serum-free-choline levels.

  title={Lecithin consumption raises serum-free-choline levels.},
  author={R. J. Wurtman and M J Hirsch and John Growdon},
  volume={2 8028},
Consumption of choline by rats sequentially increases serum-choline, brain-choline, and brain-acetylcholine concentrations. In man consumption of choline increases in levels in the serum and cerebrospinal fluid; its administration is an effective way of treating tardive dyskinesia. We found that oral lecithin is considerably more effective in raising human serum-choline levels than an equivalent quantity of choline chloride. 30 minutes after ingestion of choline chloride (2-3 g free base… CONTINUE READING

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