Is CDP-choline better than alpha-GPC?

AlphaSize® A-GPC consistently outperforms CDP choline in every study that we have seen whether oral or IM. AlphaSize® A-GPC works faster than CDP choline and is generally more thorough in its effects.

Is CDP-choline the same as choline?

Citicoline is the ingredient name for a compound that’s chemically identical to cytidine-diphosphocholine (CDP-choline). The only difference is that CDP-choline is naturally occurring in humans, and citicoline is the form found in nutritional supplements.

Does alpha-GPC increase choline?

Alpha-GPC has been shown to significantly support cognitive abilities more so than choline and CDP-choline. Due to its ability to cross the blood-brain barrier and directly raise choline levels, alpha-GPC potentially plays a key role in neural plasticity and acetylcholinesterase inhibition.

What is the best type of choline to take?

Rich food sources of choline include beef liver, eggs, fish, nuts, cauliflower and broccoli. Choline can also be taken as a supplement, of which CDP-choline and alpha-GPC seem to be the best types.

Can you take alpha-GPC everyday?

Early research suggests that people who get 1200 mg of alpha-GPC per day as a shot for 28 days, followed by 400 mg of alpha-GPC three times daily (1200 mg/day) by mouth for 6 months, recover more thinking skills and are better able to function. Improving memory. Thinking skills.

Is CDP-choline safe to take?

CDP-choline is a safe drug, as toxicological tests have shown; it has no serious effects on the cholinergic system and it is perfectly tolerated.

Should I take a choline supplement?

When taken by mouth: Choline is LIKELY SAFE for most adults when taken in appropriate amounts. Taking high doses of choline is POSSIBLY UNSAFE for adults due to the increased risk of side effects. Doses up to 3.5 grams for adults over 18 years of age are not likely to cause unwanted side effects.

Does Alpha-GPC have side effects?

It can cause side effects in some people including heartburn, headache, dizziness, and skin rash. When given as a shot: Alpha-GPC is POSSIBLY SAFE when used appropriately. It can cause side effects in some people including heartburn, headache, insomnia, confusion, and redness at the injection site.

How quickly does Alpha-GPC work?

A-GPC is effective at increasing lower body force production after 6 days of supplementation.