You’ve been misled.
Health “experts” have been telling you to give up meat… that eggs are bad for you… and that going vegetarian or even vegan is the BEST way to stay healthy.
And following that advice could put you in the crosshairs for one of the most devastating conditions that could hit an older person.
But it’s not too late to change course… and save your precious memories.
Don’t skip out on the neuroprotective nutrient found in delicious foods like steak and eggs!
Unfortunately, too many people have followed BAD advice… and DEPRIVED themselves of this nutrient by eating only plants!
As much as 92% of adult Americans could be DEFICIENT in it!
Some experts are sounding the alarm for a dietary CRISIS…
Because this nutritional deficiency has been linked to neurological disorders… including Alzheimer’s disease.
If you’ve been suffering from memory problems… or persistent brain fog… here’s the brain-boosting compound you need to make sure you’re getting enough of.
Why you should NEVER go vegan
The Institute of Medicine (IOM) didn’t officially recognize choline as an essential nutrient until 1998.
And in the last 20 years, we’ve learned how CRITICAL it is to cognitive function.
Unfortunately, the last two decades have ALSO seen the rise of “meatless” menus and “plant-based” diets that SABOTAGE your supply of this vitamin-like nutrient!
You see, SOME choline is produced in your liver…
But our bodies can’t make as much of it as our brains NEED.
So, we’ve got to get it from outside sources – like the foods we eat.
What makes it so CRUCIAL is how it’s involved in the synthesis of brain chemicals known as neurotransmitters.
Specifically, it’s the precursor to the neurotransmitter acetylcholine.
Also known as your “memory hormone,” acetylcholine helps part of your brain FORM and STORE new memories.
It also helps you LEARN new information.
In a study out of Finland published earlier this year, men who consumed the highest amounts of choline had a 28% LOWER risk of developing dementia, compared to those who consumed the least.
And healthy people who consume more choline have been shown to perform better cognitively… like on tests of verbal and visual memory… than those who consume less.
But there’s more…
Because this nutrient COMBATS neurodegeneration in two MORE ways:
- LOWERING levels of the potential neurotoxin homocysteine, which is known to DOUBLE the risk of AD
- INHIBITING the activation of the brain’s “clean-up crew” (a.k.a. microglia), which can cause inflammation and neuronal death when it’s overactivated.
Adequate intakes have been determined to be 550 mg daily for men and 425 mg daily for women – but that’s not necessarily the “recommended” intake.
You could need more.
You can find choline in animal-based foods such as dairy, grass-fed beef, and even wild-caught salmon.
But the most CRITICAL source is whole, organic eggs from pasture-raised chickens.
One hard-boiled egg may contain 147 mg of choline!
Just make sure you don’t throw out the yolks – because that’s where you’ll find the choline.
You can also find supplements of choline on its own or B-complex formulas that include choline (which is sometimes referred to as vitamin B4).
Krill oil is also a good source of supplementary choline.