Lecithin 1200 mg

$18.60

Lecithin 1200 mg by Douglas Laboratories supplied in softgels derived from sunflower seeds provides phospholipids to support neurological and cardiovascular health.

Lecithin 1200 mg

Lecithin 1200 mg by Douglas Laboratories supplied in softgels derived from sunflower seeds provides phospholipids to support neurological and cardiovascular health.

Functions

Lecithin is a phospholipid composed of phosphatidyl esters (phosphatides), mainly consisting of phosphatidylcholine, phosphatidylethanolamine and phosphatidylinositol. Sunflower lecithin typically contains around 15% phosphatidylcholine, 5% phosphatidylethanolamine, and 12% phosphatidylinositol. Lecithin also contains fatty acids, which are 55% omega-6 fatty acids and 26% omega-3 fatty acids.

Phospholipids are the major component in the membranes of the brain. Membranes are the working surfaces of every cell, carrying out the essential functions of cellular communication and hormonal signal transduction. Nerve cells, in particular, depend on healthy membrane function for normal neurotransmitter metabolism and nerve signal transmission. Choline, as a component of phosphatidylcholine, is used for synthesis and maintenance of normal cell membranes.

Indications

Lecithin 1200 mg may be a useful dietary supplement for individuals who wish to support cardiovascular or neurological health with phospholipids.

Formula

Each Softgel Contains:

  • Calories – 10
  • Calories from Fat – 10
  • Fat – 1g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat – 0.5 g 
  • Lecithin – 1,200 mg
    (from Sunflower*)

*non-GMO

Suggested Use

Adults take 1 softgel daily or as directed by one of our health coach professionals.

Side Effects

No adverse side effects have been reported.

Storage

Store in a cool, dry place, away from direct light. Keep out of reach of children.

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