(Uses): aids in the emulsification of fats and cholesterol and helps transport them in the body; helps the liver and gallbladder function; vital to brain chemistry by aiding thinking capacity and memory; May be helpful for headaches, dizziness, insomnia, constipation, glaucoma, tinnitis, hypoglycemia and alcohol problems.
(Deficiency): fat metabolism and utilization may be decreased, and possible concern over cell membrane integrity.
(Food Sources): Egg yolks, lecithin, legumes, meat, milk, soybeans, whole grain cereals.
(RDA): There are no specific minimums, however, 500 mg per day is about the average of what is needed.
(Assimilation): Best taken with other B vitamins.