If you are new to the benefits of Citicoline, you should know that it is a naturally occurring compound that your brain uses to work correctly. Citicoline supplements can be taken orally in order to support higher brain function and restore the cognitive mechanisms within the brain. What Exactly is Citicoline? Citicoline is a naturally-occurring brain chemical that comprises part of your brain’s building block of cell membranes. Other names that Citicoline is known by include 5-Cytidine diphosphate choline, Cytidine Diphosphocholine and Cytidinediphosphocholine. What is Citicoline Used For? Citicoline is widely used for conditions related to brain function. It is
Memory, Mood and Cognitive Support*
- Supports memory in the aging brain
- Promotes production of neurotransmitters
- Promotes youthful phospholipid balance in the brain
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Ever felt like you can’t remember the simple things in everyday life? Have you forgotten your keys or do you walk around the house looking for your glasses? As we age, the brain also experiences aging, often as a decrease in blood flow which can impair memory and lead to changes in cognitive skills. Age may also bring a diminished ability to access short-term information and increase short-memory degradation.
To support cognitive function and brain health, it’s important to consume the right nutrients. Among those vital nutrients is the compound choline from citicoline, which is important in the production of phospholipids, which are integral components of cellular membranes. Citicoline is ideal for people looking to support cognitive performance and mood, or support the health and function of brain cells as we age.
Citicoline is a naturally occurring compound, a source of choline, which is important in the production of integral components of cellular membranes, called phospholipids. Citicoline is found in every cell of the body, and it’s particularly important for the brain, because it helps provide cognitive support.
Citicoline supports both the synthesis of new phospholipids and the effective use of phospholipids from food or supplements to produce a youthful balance in the brain’s structure.
AOR’s Citicoline offers cognitive support, helps to promote brain functioning, and is beneficial for those who experience some memory loss or have any age-related memory impairment. It also promotes optical nerve support.
Citicoline is a source of choline which promotes the normal synthesis of new phospholipids in cellular membranes.*
AOR™ guarantees that all ingredients have been declared on the label. Made without wheat, gluten, corn, nuts, peanuts, sesame seeds, sulfites, mustard, soy, dairy, eggs, fish, shellfish or any animal byproduct.
Take 2 capsules daily with or without food, or as directed by a qualified health care practitioner.
Do not use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Consult your physician before use if you have a medical condition, or if you’re taking any medication. Keep out of reach of children.
*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.
† Daily Value not established.
Other Ingredients: microcrystalline cellulose, capsule (hypromellose and purified water), and silicon dioxide.
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