In addition, a choline deficiency is generally responsible for the accumulation of fat in the liver. Therefore, a low concentration of choline in the body is suspected to be related to the development of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NASH).
Similarly, in pregnant women, choline deficiencies are linked to abnormalities in the development of the child's brain, the repercussions of which can be serious and lasting. However, medical advice is essential before taking choline during pregnancy.
In addition, the metabolic pathway of choline can also lead to the biosynthesis of citicoline, a molecule involved in reducing inflammation in the brain.