Key Benefits and Actions*
- Soy-free formula
- May help support cognitive health
- May help support healthy cellular membranes
- May help support healthy liver and muscle tissues
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NOT Suitable for Vegans and Vegetarians
Does NOT contain:
Dairy, Egg, Fish, Shellfish, Tree Nuts, Peanuts, Wheat, Soy
Optimal PC Softgels by Seeking Health provides 800 mg of phospholipids from non-GMO sunflower oil (containing about 15% (w/w) phosphatidylcholine) without the common use of soy. Although phospholipids can be found in a wide variety of foods such as meat, eggs, and soy, some individuals including vegans and vegetarians may benefit from supplementation. It may also become more difficult for choline to pass through the blood brain barrier with age.*
Phosphatidylcholine (PC) may help provide the building blocks of healthy cell membranes which may help maintain healthy brain function. PC is a precursor to acetylcholine which is a major neurotransmitter in both the brain and the peripheral nervous system. It is also important for cardiovascular support through maintenance of lipid metabolism. PC may help support healthy liver function by aiding in maintaining healthy liver cells and normal processing of fat and cholesterol in the liver. This may help maintain the normal detoxifying capacity of the liver. PC may help replenish choline in the blood after intense exercise, supporting healthy energy levels and normal muscle recovery.*
Optimal PC also contains two other types of phospholipids, phosphatidylethanolamine and phosphatidylinositol. Phosphatidylethanolamine is a key building block of cell membrane bilayers. It can be transformed into PC, but this phospholipid may also play a role in the assembly of membrane proteins. It may help support normal orientation of enzymes in the inner membrane. Phosphatidylinositol is present in all tissues and cell types, especially brain tissue. Derivatives of this phospholipid serve as messenger molecules with the nervous system.*
For a higher dose version of this supplement in a liquid format, consider our Optimal PC Liquid. If you are looking for phosphatidylserine, a compound derived from phospholipids in sunflower lecithin, consider our Phosphatidyl Serine.
Take one softgel daily with food preferably in the morning or afternoon. Do not take in the evening hours. Use as recommended by your healthcare practitioner.
Children and pregnant or lactating women should consult their healthcare practitioner prior to use. Do not use if tamper seal is damaged. Consult with a healthcare professional prior to use if allergic to sunflower seeds.
Servings Per Container: 100
|Phospholipid Complex (phosphatidylcholine (from sunflower lecithin), phosphatidylethanolamine (from sunflower lecithin), phosphatidylinositol (from sunflower lecithin), minor glycolipids (from sunflower lecithin), sunflower oil)||800 mg||**|
|% DV (Daily Value) based on standard 2,000 calorie daily intake|
|**Daily Value not established|
Other Ingredients: Gelatin, glycerin, and water.
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|Cost Per Serving||$0.35|
|Storage||Keep closed in a cool, dry place out of reach by children.|
|Suggested Shipping Method||Ice Pack not required. If shipping during unusually warm weather, you may choose to add an ice pack for $2.95. If shipping with an ice pack, consider using overnight or 2-day shipping.|
|Dimensions (in.)||Length: 2.75 / Width: 2.75 / Height: 5.25|
|Return Policy||30 Day Returns ― Learn more about our Return Policy.|
- Far superior to the other brands I have tried
Effectiveness Purity Quality
Penny wise, pound foolish is a trite expression but applies here nonetheless. Optimal PC is one essential key nutrient for me and I will never again buy a different or cheaper brand.
I have reduced dose to three a day and while the light bulb in my brain is not quite as bright as it was on six per day, there's no question that it's turned off I read UL is 3500 mg a day and less if there are certain health issues, one of which I have.
I totally trust every product in this brand, as I totally trust Dr. Ben. You can find many articles that say this source is the least effective choline out there. That may be. But it's the safest source IMO, and I feel safety trumps absorption rate any day of the week.
Try it. I believe you will notice a difference if you have any cognitive issues.
(Posted on 8/30/2016)
- The supplement that flipped the switch.
Quality Purity Effectiveness
- Brain Alertness
Quality Purity Effectiveness
*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.