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Choline Supplements Review (Including Phosphatidylcholine, CDP-Choline, and Alpha-GPC)

Learn how to find the best choline supplements, forms such as phosphatidylcholine, choline citrate, cytidine diphosphate-choline, evidence for improving memory, and safety and concern with TMAO, heart attack and strokes. Find out which ones passed our tests and why.

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1.Do "Mr. Happy Stack" supplements improve memory, cognition and mood, and are they safe?
2.What is BioSil? Can it really increase collagen production and strengthen hair, skin, nails and bones?
3.Is there a danger in taking lecithin or phosphatidylcholine? I heard that they may increase the risk of heart attacks.
4.Do either phosphatidylserine or phosphatidylcholine help with memory and cognition? How are these supplements different?
5.Are there vitamins or supplements that can reduce my risk of breast cancer? Do any increase cancer risk?
6.Which supplements reduce the risk of stroke? Which increase the risk of stroke?
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11.Are the "% DV" numbers on vitamin supplement labels really based on what I need?
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Clinical Updates Found:
2019 Choline to Avoid? (12/03/2019)
Choline to Avoid?
A recent study found that a particular form of choline is not well absorbed. It may also have detrimental effects. For details, see the Concerns and Cautions section of the Choline Supplements Review. Also see our Top Pick among choline supplements.
 Choline Concern (11/09/2019)
Choline Concern
A large study found that people with higher intakes of choline from their diets had a higher risk of death, specifically cardiovascular death, than people with lower choline intakes. Should you be concerned? See the Concerns and Cautions section of the Choline Supplements Review.
 Kidney Stones Due to Supplement? (02/19/2019)
Kidney Stones Due to Supplement?
An unusual type of kidney stone has been reported in several people who regularly consumed large amounts of a vitamin and amino acid supplement containing a particular form of choline and vitamin C. For details, see the Concerns and Cautions section of the Choline Supplements Review.
2018 Getting Choline (06/06/2018)
Getting Choline
Is it better to get choline naturally from foods or from supplements? A recent study addressed this question. Find out the answer in the ConsumerTips section of the Choline Supplements Review. Also see our Top Picks among products in this category.
 Take Choline When Pregnant (01/13/2018)
Take Choline When Pregnant
It was recommended last year that women take a choline supplement when pregnant. Adding momentum to this recommendation is a recent study showing that giving pregnant women a larger amount of choline than normally considered adequate resulted in improved information processing speeds in their infants. Currently, choline is not found in most prenatal vitamins. For more information, see the During Pregnancy and Lactation section of the Choline Supplements Review. (Also see our Top Picks among products.)
2017 Choline Missing From Prenatals (06/29/2017)
Choline Missing From Prenatals
The American Medical Association recently voted to recommend that all prenatal vitamins include appropriate amounts of choline. Getting adequate choline may reduce the risk of birth defects in children, but most women don’t get enough and prenatal vitamins typically provide little to none. Find out how to get adequate choline from supplements and/or foods in the Choline Supplements Review, which includes our Top Picks. Also see the "Prenatal Vitamin" section of the Multivitamin Supplements Review.
 Choline May Increase Heart Risk (04/25/2017)
Choline May Increase Heart Risk
A recent study found that taking choline supplements increased the tendency for platelets to aggregate, a risk factor for heart disease, suggesting that choline supplements should be avoided. For details see the Concerns and Cautions section of the Choline Supplements Review >>

Recent Recalls and Warnings Found:
1.Advocare to Pay $150 Million to Settle Charges of Operating a Pyramid Scheme (10/05/2019)

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1.Maker of Children's Vitamins, Weight Loss Supplements and More Warned for Manufacturing Violations (11/11/2014)
2.Maker of Liquid Supplements Warned For Manufacturing Violations and Drug Claims (03/15/2013)
3.Manufacturer of Heart, Multivitamin, Cranberry, and Longevity Supplements Warned For Adulteration and Drug Claims (02/13/2013)
4.Maker of Concussion Recovery Supplement Warned For Making Drug Claims (09/10/2012)

News Releases Found:
2017 Shows How Much Choline is Really in Supplements -- Tests Phosphatidylcholine (From Soy Lecithin), Citicoline, Alpha-GPC and Other Choline-Containing Supplements, Identifying Top Picks (02/03/2017)
2016 Helps Consumers Make Sense of the FDA's Updated Daily Values (DV) for Vitamins and Minerals (07/27/2016)


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