By Serge Kreutz
Version 1.0, December 2001
Lecithin is a component of a number of foods, and it is widely attributed with certain positive effects on one's health.
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.