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NOW Lecithin Granules

44 lbs
NOW Lecithin Granules 44 lbs

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Lecithin Granules Description from NOW
The word Lecithin is taken from the Greek Lekithos, which means "egg yolk". A fitting name for this essential nutrient, for the egg is considered a symbol of life, strength and fertility. Lecithin is important for all of these biological functions and more.

Our brain is approximately 30% Lecithin. The insulating myelin sheaths that protect the brain, spine and thousands of miles of nerves in your baody are almost two-thirds Lecithin. Even the heart has a high concentration of Lecithin. Lecithin is composed of many different components, including Choline, Inositol, Linoleic Acid, Phosphatidylserine, beneficial fatty acids and triglycerides. These valuable constituents of Lecithin are vital for the proper functioning of many metabolic processes. NOW Lecithin Granules are derived entirely from soybeans.

Supplement Facts
Service Size: 10 grams
Servings Per Container: 1997
IngredientAmount% Daily Value**
Calories70
Calories from Fat50
Total Fat5.5g8
Saturated Fat1g6
Trans Fat0g
Polyunsaturated Fat3.5g
Total Carbohydrates1g<1
Phosphorus300mg30
Potassium160mg4
Soy Lecithin10g
 
** Percent Daily Value is based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
† Daily Value not established.

Manufacturer's Directions
As a dietary supplement, take 2 tablespoons daily, preferably with meals. Mix in juice or shakes, or sprinkle on food. Lecithin is a naturally occurring compound found in all cells in nature, plant and animal. It plays a major role in almost all biological processes - including nerve transmission, breathing and energy production.


By: MarkTfromASH on 7/03/2008

GREAT way to add healthy fats to your protein shakes, makes them MRPs

Here's a great and very inexpensive way to make your protein shakes a lot more nutritious and smooth at the same time. Lecithin, if you're not familiar with it, is a true 'superfood', a concentrated source of brain and heart-healthy fats with nothing else in there that's bad for you or which you don't want. It's 100% good stuff. Lecithin is virtually tasteless, and in the raw state has a nutty texture. In cooking (or the blender) it acts as an emulsifier, which gives protein shakes a nice creamy smooth consistency. Plus the extra fat will slow down digestion so your protein shake will hold you for a longer period of time. I always have room in my regimen for supplements like lecithin, that are inexpensive, easy to use and 100% nutritious. Keep this in the fridge and use it up once you open it. Great in shakes or mixed into yogurt.


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