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Choline supplements may boost memory and attention: Study

Posted July 30, 2013

Increased consumption of choline could help to improvelong-term memory and attention-holding capacity, according to new research in rats.

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Vitamin B: Choline Intake Improves Memory and Attention-Holding Capacity, Experts Say

Posted July 15, 2013

An experimental study in rats has shown that consuming choline, a vitamin B group nutrient found in foodstuffs like eggs and chicken or beef liver, soy and wheat germ, helps improve long-term memory and attention-holding capacity. The study, conducted by scientists at the University of Granada (Spain) Simón Bolívar University, (Venezuela) and the University of York (United Kingdom), has revealed that choline is directly involved in attention and memory processes and helps modulate them.

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Choline-rich Foods Improve Long-term Memory

Posted July 12, 2013

Consuming choline rich foods like eggs, chicken or beef liver, soy, wheat germ can help improve long-term memory and attention-holding capacity, say researchers.

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All about choline, a lesser-known vitamin

Posted March 5, 2013

Choline, a lesser-known vitamin that is part of the family of B vitamins, is considered an essential nutrient that is particularly important during pregnancy and early childhood. Eggs are considered the best food source for choline.

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Choline Supplementation During Pregnancy May Help Schizophrenia Prevention

Posted January 16, 2013

The study breaks new ground both in its potentially therapeutic findings and in its strategy to target markers of schizophrenia long before the illness itself actually appears. Choline is also being studied for potential benefits in liver disease, including chronic hepatitis and cirrhosis, depression, memory loss, Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, and certain types of seizures.

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Researchers back maternal choline for long term health

Posted September 22, 2012

Consumption of higher levels of choline throughout early pregnancy may help to lower infant’s vulnerability to stress-related illnesses in addition to protecting against chronic conditions later in life, say researchers.

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Choline During Pregnancy May Prevent Stress-Related Problems In Offspring

Posted August 3, 2012

If you’re sick from stress, a new research report appearing in the August 2012 issue of The FASEB Journal suggests that what your mother ate – or didn’t eat – may be part of the cause. The report shows that choline intake that is higher than what is generally recommended during pregnancy may improve how a child responds to stress.

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Influence of the Chungkookjang on histamine-induced wheal and flare skin response: a randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled trial

Posted April 30, 2012

Allergic disease is a consequence of exposure to normally innocuous substances that elicit the activation of mast cells. Mast-cell-mediated allergic response is involved in many diseases such as anaphylaxis, urticaria, allergic rhinitis, asthma and allergic dermatitis. The development of food products for the prevention of allergic disease is an important subject in human health. The chungkookjang (CKJ) has been reported to exhibit antiallergic inflammatory activity. Therefore, the aim of the study is to examine the effects of the CKJ to reduce histamine-induced wheal and flare skin responses.

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