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Nutrition & Diet Choline & a Vegan Diet

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Choline helps with brain development. It’s also important for liver function, metabolism, and maintaining a healthy nervous system. Healthline says, “[choline
is required to make acetylcholine, an important neurotransmitter. It’s involved in memory, muscle movement, regulating heartbeat and other basic functions.”
Although deemed an essential nutrient, research into choline seems to be fairly limited. There isn’t a recommended daily intake for the compound,
due to a lack of available evidence. However, the Institute of Medicine has set a guide.


How to Get Choline On a Vegan Diet
 
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