Homocysteine is an amino acid that is normally converted into other amino acids like methionine and cysteine under the influence of folate, vitamin B12, choline and vitamin B6. Homocysteine's accumulation in the blood is a good measure of deficiency of these vitamins and essential nutrients and it has been associated with elevated risk for cardiovascular disease, stroke and dementia.
The Interdependence of Single Carbon Nutrients and What an Elevated Homocysteine Level Tells Us
Higher Red Blood Cell Omega-3 Levels Associated with Improved All-Cause Mortality
THE Major Genetic Risk Factor Mitigated by Choline Supplementation