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  • metabolism
  • This is of importance as the piglet is becoming a widely accepted model for human infant nutrition, but little is known about the impacts of perinatal choline status on overall health and metabolism of the growing piglet. (jove.com)
  • While the CDP-choline pathway, in which choline obtained either by dietary consumption or by metabolism of choline-containing lipids is converted to PC, accounts for approximately 70% of PC biosynthesis in the liver, the PEMT pathway has been shown to have played a critical evolutionary role in providing PC during times of starvation. (wikipedia.org)
  • diet
  • Most of our choline is found in the foods we eat, but as many as 90% of the population does not get enough choline from their diet. (nootriment.com)
  • You need a constant supply of choline-rich foods or supplements in your diet to prevent a deficiency in this compound. (nootriment.com)
  • Having a healthy level of Choline in your diet can help to prevent these, as it keeps cell membranes functioning properly. (nootriment.com)
  • In fact, in an experiment, 10 women were fed a diet low in choline. (geneticgenie.org)
  • In the present study, sows were provided either a choline deficient (CD, 625 mg choline/kg dry matter) or choline sufficient (CS, 1306 mg choline/kg dry matter) diet for the last 65 d of gestation (prenatal intervention). (jove.com)
  • Choline must be consumed through the diet for the body to remain healthy. (omicsgroup.org)
  • A 2010 study tested postmenopausal women with low estrogen levels to see if they were more susceptible to the risk of organ dysfunction if not given a choline-sufficient diet. (omicsgroup.org)
  • However, if you are deficient, my first recommendation is to look at the foods in your diet and increase your intake of sources high in choline. (healthcentral.com)
  • supplements
  • When deprived of choline in their diets, 73% of postmenopausal women given a placebo developed liver or muscle damage, but this was reduced to 17% if estrogen supplements were given. (omicsgroup.org)
  • If you want to increase Choline in your body, you should take supplements rich in Alpha-GPC , Choline Bitartrates and Choline Citrates. (acage.org)
  • contributes
  • Choline is the major extra cellular anion and contributes to many body functions including the maintenance of osmotic pressure, acid-base balance, muscular activity, and the movement of water between fluid compartments. (best-home-remedies.com)
  • rats
  • Calomme M, Sindambiwe J, Cos P, Vyncke C, Geusens P, Vanden Berghe D (2004) Effect of choline stabilized orthosilicic acid on bone density in ovariectomized rats. (springer.com)
  • fats
  • Choline is further used to metabolize fats and protect the liver from an unhealthy accumulation of lipids. (nootriment.com)
  • mental
  • Despite it's role in the CNS and stimulating parasympathetic activity, there is very little info about choline and mental illness. (geneticgenie.org)
  • Acid
  • Calomme MR, Wijnen P, Sindambiwe JB, Cos P, Mertens J, Geusens P, Vanden Berghe A (2002) Effect of choline stabilized orthosilicic acid on bone density in chicks. (springer.com)
  • Health
  • Few studies have evaluated the impact of dietary choline on the health and well-being of swine, and those pivotal papers were aimed at determining dietary requirements for sows and growing pigs. (jove.com)
  • cause
  • Your brain may also start to cannibalize cell walls to free up additional choline which can cause long-term problems. (nootriment.com)