Lecithin protects cells from damage by oxidation. A key role of cell membranes is to regulateP what enters or leaves the cell. When the diet is deficient in Lecithin, these cell membrances harden and lose their permeability. The protective sheaths surrounding the brain, muscles, and nerve cells also contain this essential substance. In the blood, lecithin emulsifies large globules of fat into smaller molecules, allowing them to be more readily absorbed. New Spirits vegetable-derived Lecithin has the highest phosphatide concentration available. It is a powerhouse of other nutrients, especially the B Vitamins, Phosphorus, and Choline. It also contains Linoleic Acid and Inositol. As a rich source of Essential Fatty Acids, Lecithin helps the body utilize Vitamins A, D, E and K. Researchers have reported that taking two tablespoons of Lecithin daily is just about the best thing you can do for memory.