Disclaimer: This scientific independent research is provided by Aisle7 and is for informational use only. GNC provides this information as a service but does not endorse it. Likewise, Aisle7 does not recommend or endorse any specific products.I accept these terms
Country Life® Lecithin
There is a label available for this product. To view the label, click this icon or navigate to the "Label" tab below.
Country Life® Lecithin100 softgels
Free Membership with $10 Purchase! Details
Free Shipping on Orders of $99 or More! Details
AVAILABILITY: In stock, Ships in 1-2 full bus. days. Details
Lecithin is a natural source of phosphatidylcholine, phosphatidylinositol, and other phosphatides.
(19 grains) providing 60% soy phosphatides.
* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
- Supplement Facts
Adults take one (1) to three (3) softgels daily with food. As a reminder, discuss the supplements and medications that you take with your health care provider.
Serving Size 3 softgels Servings Per Container 33 Amount Per Serving % DV Calories 30.00 Calories from Fat 30.00 Total Fat 3.00 g 5% Soy Lecithin (providing 2196 mg of phosphatides) 3600.00 mg ** Phosphatidylcholine 504.00 mg ** Phosphatidylinositol 288.00 mg ** ** Daily Value (DV) not established
Keep out of reach of children. Warning: Do not accept if seal is broken. If you are pregnant or nursing, taking medication or planning a surgery, consult your doctor before using this product. If any adverse reactions occur, stop taking the product and consult your doctor.
Contains soy. Country Life 101 Corporate Drive Hauppauge, NY 11788
- Health Notes
Lecithin/Phosphatidyl CholineLecithin/Phosphatidyl Choline
- Reliable and relatively consistent scientific data showing a substantial health benefit.
- Contradictory, insufficient, or preliminary studies suggesting a health benefit or minimal health benefit.
- For an herb, supported by traditional use but minimal or no scientific evidence. For a supplement, little scientific support.
Our proprietary "Star-Rating" system was developed to help you easily understand the amount of scientific support behind each supplement in relation to a specific health condition. While there is no way to predict whether a vitamin, mineral, or herb will successfully treat or prevent associated health conditions, our unique ratings tell you how well these supplements are understood by the medical community, and whether studies have found them to be effective for other people.
For over a decade, our team has combed through thousands of research articles published in reputable journals. To help you make educated decisions, and to better understand controversial or confusing supplements, our medical experts have digested the science into these three easy-to-follow ratings. We hope this provides you with a helpful resource to make informed decisions towards your health and well-being.
This supplement has been used in connection with the following health conditions:
Used for Amount WhyBirth Defects 500 mg choline per day [2 stars] Choline appears to protect against neural tube defects when taken prior to and early in pregnancy, as it has similar biochemical effects as folic acid.High Homocysteine 2 grams daily choline or 34 grams daily lecithin [2 stars] Choline has been shown to lower homocysteine levels.Tardive Dyskinesia 25 grams lecithin twice a day, providing 35 grams of phosphatidyl choline per day [2 stars] Lecithin and phosphatidyl choline may help improve symptoms.Alzheimer's Disease Refer to label instructions [1 star] Weak evidence suggests that moderate amounts of lecithin, a fat used by the body to build membranes that may be obtained through food sources, may slightly improve symptoms.Gallstones Refer to label instructions [1 star] Phosphatidylcholine (PC)-a purified extract from lecithin-is a component of bile that helps protect against gallstones. Supplementing with it may help dissolve gallstonesHepatitis Refer to label instructions [1 star] Taking phosphatidylcholine (found in lecithin) was found to be beneficial in one study of people with chronic hepatitis B.High Cholesterol Refer to label instructions [1 star] Taking lecithin supplements may be a useful way to lower cholesterol.
When medical researchers use the term "lecithin," they are referring to a purified substance called phosphatidyl choline (PC) that belongs to a special category of fat-soluble substances called phospholipids.
Copyright 2013 Aisle7. All rights reserved. Aisle7.com
The information presented in Aisle7 is for informational purposes only. It is based on scientific studies (human, animal, or in vitro), clinical experience, or traditional usage as cited in each article. The results reported may not necessarily occur in all individuals. For many of the conditions discussed, treatment with prescription or over the counter medication is also available. Consult your doctor, practitioner, and/or pharmacist for any health problem and before using any supplements or before making any changes in prescribed medications. Information expires June 2014.
To view the Label you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader installed. You can download a free copy of the Adobe Acrobat Reader at: http://www.adobe.com/acrobat/readstep.html
- Ratings and Reviews
- Ask A Question