Lecithin is one of the richest natural sources of two important nutrients, choline and inositol, which play an important role in fat metabolism in the liver and the emulsification of fats in the body. Choline is also a precursor of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine, which is essential for normal brain activity.
(A level tablespoon = 7.5g) 1 to 2 level tablespoons daily. The granules can be easily sprinkled onto cereals, stirred into fruit juices or added to soup without affecting the flavour.
Contains Soy. Suitable for vegetarians.
Amount per level tbsp (7.5g): Energy 188kJ/46kcal Fat 4.5g Of which Saturates 1.1g Of which Monounsaturatest 0.7g Of which Polyunsaturates 2.5g Carbohydrate 1.4g Sugars 0.15g Protein 0.5g Salt <0.1g Phosphorus 222mg Of the total fat Total phospholipids 73% as Phosphatidyl Choline 24% Phosphatidyl Ethanolamine 21% Phosphatidyl Inositol 14%
None known at the recommended usage.