Micro-Nutrients Vitamin-B3 (Niacin or Nicotinic Acid)

What Vitamin B-3 is: Vitamin-B3 also has forms Niacin-amide & Inositol Hexanicotinate, though The Two are Bio-Available to Body in Different Forms. B-3 helps Body Form Hormones Related to Adrenal & reproductive System Related Glands. Improves Blood Circulation and Suppresses pain & Inflammation.

Vitamin-B3 is Water Soluble, Not Stored in the Body and Regular-Daily Intake via Daily Diet is Necessary.

Also does following in the Body:

  • Keeps Bad Cholesterol (LDL-Triglycerides..) under control and increases good cholesterol (HDL),
  • Good Health of Circulatory System (Reduces Plaque formation – Atherosclerosis),
  • Good Nerve, Bone, Abdominal Health & More…

Reasons for Shortage of Vitamin-B3: Smoking & Alcoholism, and/or side-effects of Modern Development/s.

Vitamin-B3 Deficiency may lead to:

  • Pellagra (Nervous-Mental, Skin, Abdominal Malfunction & More),
  • Fatigue (Chronic),
  • Digestive Problems,
  • Circulatory System,
  • Mood Swings-Depression,
  • Bad Blood Cholesterol,
  • Possibly Diabetes,
  • Possible Osteoarthritis,
  • Possible Alzheimer Disease…

 Rich Source of Vitamin-B3:

Plant Sources:           Beets, Peanuts (A Very High Source), Wheat Flour, Cereals,                                    Pumpkin (+ Seeds)

Fruit Sources:           Pine-Apple, Dried Peaches, Citrus Fruits such as Grapefruit &                                  Oranges.

Animal Sources:        Fish (Tuna, Salmon & More), Cooked Liver (Chicken, Turkey),                                  Eggs & More…

Foods that contain Tryptophan (Amino Acid that gets converted to Niacin in Body) are Dairy Products & Eggs.

My View it is best to Avoid Synthetic Supplements and Only Go in For Organic Sources.

Daily Recommended Values:

For Adults:     15 – 20 mg/Day.

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