Choline is actually a water-soluble essential nutrient which must be consumed in an everyday diet in order to maintain health and is one of the best nootropics for mental focus and health. Choline deficiency has the potential to cause infertility, growth impairment, bone abnormalities, and hypertension as well as the chance of initiating cancer activities.
Common choline rich foods include:
- Beef liver
- Cod fish
Choline as a Nootropic & Dietary Supplement
Choline is an essential building block in creating a neurotransmitter in the brain called acetylcholine. Acetylcholine has some responsibility in managing memory, intelligence, and mood in the brain. This has been proven via testing on rats, but conclusive testing has yet to be done on humans, seemingly a common factor with most popular nootropics. Choline is a very important nutrient in the early lives of human beings. The FDA (Food & Drug Administration) requires that infant formula not made from cow’s milk be supplemented with choline.
Benefits thought to be associated with Choline include the prevention of memory loss attributed to aging, prevention of damage to the liver, and reduction of cardiovascular disease symptoms. Inversely, too much Choline (above 3.5 grams/day) has the potential to cause low blood pressure, diarrhea, and fishy body odor. These symptoms have been revealed in large doses of 10g-16g/day of Choline intake.
Choline Citrate is often paired with Piracetam in an effort to prevent the common side effects of headaches new users experience. The success of this combination is widely recommended though the success is subjective. If you are reading this page with the intentions of using Choline Citrate as a nootropic, combining your dosing with Piracetam is recommended.Buying Choline Online
Although Choline is widely available in many wholefoods, it is still available in Choline Citrate supplements for purposes of convenience and measured dosages. You can buy Choline at most health food shops