Alpha-glycerylphosphorylcholine, L-alpha-glycerophosphocholine, Glycerophosphocholine, Alpha-GPC

Alpha-GPC is a choline-containing supplement that is found in a large variety of food products but can be pharmacology activated in high doses as well. Alpha-GPC supplementation increases acetylcholine and choline on the brain, influencing their systemic concentrations. Some athletes use Alpha-GPC due to its capacity for energy enhance before intense activities.

  • Origin: Animal Product, Plant Based, Synthetic
  • Source: Eggs, Wheat Germs, Soybean, Synthetic
  • Type: Nootropics
  • Age Range: Adults
  • Toxicity: May be toxic in high doses
  • Outcomes: Cognitive Function and Brain Health, Memory Enhancer

What are Alpha-GPC benefits?

Alpha-GPC is a choline-rich supplement, and although this substance is also found in several foods, it is pharmacologically active in higher doses in Alpha-GPC. Its trade is focused on nootropic purposes, as studies prove its benefits in reducing cognitive problems and increasing the energy of its consumers by 14%. Alzheimer’s symptoms also drop when consumed daily at a dosage of 1,200mg. It increases iron absorption and fat oxidation and stimulates growth hormone. In a few minutes quiz, you find out ways to improve your health and whether Alpha-GPC can help you with that. Check it out!

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Cognitive Function and Brain Health Alpha-GPC and Cognitive Function and Brain Health

Cognitive functions are brain skills divided into: memory, perception, language, executive functions, attention and praxis (ability to perform complex movements). These functions depend on healthy synapses and neurons, which require good overall brain functioning. Supplements can affect cognitive performance directly or indirectly. Direct effects can alter or participate in neurotransmissions and influence the brain's energy metabolism. The indirect effects include hormonal changes that affect the brain, and improvements in cognitive disorders such as anxiety, depression and insomnia.
  • Memory Enhancer

    Memory lapses are common, after all, who has never forgotten a name or address? In an age of information bombardment, our brain filters what is or is not important to be stored. With these filters, we have the long and short-term memory, in which our brain divides what will be used frequently and what will not be recurrent, like a computer HD. The first happens to many people and is about forgetting common information such as telephone numbers, while the second reflects the loss of memory of moments in life or names of children. However, for these lapses not to become frequent it is important that there is a preventive care with the memory, thus it is possible to avoid greater damage to the cognitive health of this area.

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