Choline is an organic compound related to the water-soluble B-complex vitamins. It is synthesized in the body as well as consumed in the diet. Humans can synthesize choline in small amounts; however choline must be consumed in the diet to maintain health. The requirement for choline can differ dependent on age, gender and stage of development.
- Choline is required for the structural integrity of cell membranes.
- Choline is also involved in neurotransmission and cell signaling.
- Choline contributes to the normal lipid metabolism.
- Choline contributes to the maintenance of normal liver function.
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