|Other names||Bilineurine, (2-Hydroxyethyl)trimethylammonium|
305 °C, 578 K, 581 °F
|Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C, 100 kPa)|
Choline is an organic compound. It is usually grouped with the Vitamin B complex. It is a vitamin that is needed by the human body. Adults should take between 425 and 550 milligrams of it daily. Choline is used by the body in the walls of cells and as a neurotransmitter. It also helps to prevent heart disease. There are claims that it helps reduce body fat, but this has not been proven.