Lecithin is a type of lipid it is needed by every living cell in the human body.
Lecithin is a type of lipid it is needed by every living cell in the human body. Cell membranes as a as well as the protective sheath surrounding the brain are composed mostly of lecithin and is also found in the muscles and nerve cells. It consists mainly of the vitamin B ingredients choline as well as linoleic acid and inositol.
Lecithin is partly soluble and act as am emulsifying agent in the body, and is helpful in the prevention of arteriosclerosis, improving brain function and aiding in the absorption of thiamin by the liver as well as vitamin A by the intestines.
It is known to promote energy and to repair damage to the liver caused by a alcoholism and toxicity.
Because of the emulsifying properties of lecithin it enables fat, such as cholesterol and other lipids to be dispersed in water and be removed from the body. It is vitally important in the protection of fatty build-up in the body.