Active Low-Carber Forums
Atkins diet and low carb discussion provided free for information only, not as medical advice.
Home Plans Tips Recipes Tools Stories Studies Products
Active Low-Carber Forums
A sugar-free zone


Welcome to the Active Low-Carber Forums.
Support for Atkins diet, Protein Power, Neanderthin (Paleo Diet), CAD/CALP, Dr. Bernstein Diabetes Solution and any other healthy low-carb diet or plan, all are welcome in our lowcarb community. Forget starvation and fad diets -- join the healthy eating crowd! You may register by clicking here, it's free!

Go Back   Active Low-Carber Forums > Main Low-Carb Diets Forums & Support > Low Carb Health & Technical Forums > PCOS
User Name
Password
Register FAQ Members Calendar Mark Forums Read Search Gallery My P.L.A.N. Survey


Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1   ^
Old Thu, Nov-08-12, 05:49
Niquie's Avatar
Niquie Niquie is offline
Senior Member
Posts: 133
 
Plan: General Low-Carb
Stats: 183/178/161 Female 70 inches
BF:
Progress: 23%
Location: Ireland
Default Choline / Inositol

Hello there , anyone on Choline / Inositol? Nutritionist just put me on it to help me while losing weight with PCOS. Hadnít heard of them before, Choline is supposed to help with Liver and Gall Bladder support, Cardiovascular Health, Mental and Emotional Health and Nerve Health and Inositol is a compound that prevents the accumulation of fat and cholesterol in the liver, it also helps Mental and Emotional Health and Nerve Health or so the Nutriotionist says . Just curious if anyone found any benefits from taking them and by the same token I will let anyone that is interested know how I get on with these.
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
  #2   ^
Old Sun, Dec-09-12, 14:37
slim4baby slim4baby is offline
New Member
Posts: 14
 
Plan: South Beach
Stats: 168/168/133 Female 170cm
BF:
Progress: 0%
Location: County Meath, Ireland
Default

Hi
I have never heard of Choline, but I am currently looking into Inositol.I am newly diagnosed PCOS. Iam on other fertility supplements and Omega 3 (high dose) so dont want to take anything that will interfere with those and my TTC meds.....
Will be interested to see how you get on with them. What dose did the Nutritionist put you on if you dont mind me asking?
Fiona
Reply With Quote
  #3   ^
Old Sat, Sep-21-13, 09:38
Snowy29 Snowy29 is offline
Registered Member
Posts: 38
 
Plan: General low carb
Stats: 234.9/230.0/146 Female 65
BF:
Progress: 6%
Location: New Orleans
Default

My gyn also recommended I take these supplements. I haven't purchased yet though. Also wondering if others use the supplements.
Reply With Quote
  #4   ^
Old Sat, Sep-21-13, 11:17
Nancy LC's Avatar
Nancy LC Nancy LC is offline
Experimenter
Posts: 45,189
 
Plan: Paleo 99.5%
Stats: 210/170/160 Female 67.5"
BF:
Progress: 80%
Location: San Diego, CA
Default

Hmm... never heard of gyno's using them, but I've been reading about Nootropic supplements and choline is one of them.

I'm taking some anticholinergic drugs and I worry about them messing up my brain, so I thought I'd look into nootropic supplements.
Reply With Quote
  #5   ^
Old Wed, Dec-11-13, 07:20
IndyJess's Avatar
IndyJess IndyJess is offline
Senior Member
Posts: 1,920
 
Plan: LC with CO
Stats: 429/436/255 Female 5' 8"
BF:
Progress: -4%
Location: Indianapolis, IN
Default

I hadn't heard of Choline or Inositol until I read about it on this thread (and then read up on them online). I bought some a couple weeks ago and have been taking them.

I bought the myo-inositol in powder form. It's sweet. Come to find out it's a sugar alcohol. I wasn't sure about taking it since I'm in ketosis and sugar alcohols can sometimes trigger binge eating, etc. Anyway, I decided to keep taking it. I probably get a teaspoon of it a day. Being a sugar alcohol, it can have laxative effects. It's easy to take though. So, I like that.

Anyway, been taking it maybe 10 days. I also take 500 mg of Choline a day. And my period was 4 days early. Even with PCOS, I'm fairly regular, so I'm not sure if it's the choline/inositol that prompted an early period or what. I'll keep taking it and see what happens.
Reply With Quote
  #6   ^
Old Sat, Dec-14-13, 04:59
knightfree's Avatar
knightfree knightfree is offline
Senior Member
Posts: 1,175
 
Plan: will follow LC
Stats: 305/305/155 Female 5' 5"
BF:unhealthy
Progress: 0%
Location: East Coast USA
Default

I'm unfamiliar with Choline, but have been taking Inositol for a few years, per my wholistic Dr./Chiropractor who uses kinesiology for diagnosis. I wasn't aware of it's benefits re. preventing fat and cholesterol in the liver, but feel it has been helpful both with nerve health, and mood.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 13:13.


Copyright © 2000-2017 Active Low-Carber Forums @ forum.lowcarber.org
Powered by: vBulletin, Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.