Vitamin B3 is a water-soluble vitamin.
Helps release energy from proteins,
carbohydrates and fats.
In a major study conducted by the
Coronary Drug Project Group (USA),
it was found that vitamin B3 significantly
reduced cholesterol levels, and reduced
the recurrence rate of heart attacks
by close to 30%.
Lowers cholesterol and protects against
May relieve/prevent migraine headaches.
Maintains healthy skin, nerves, tongue
Essential for the metabolism of carbohydrates
and normal function of gastrointestinal
Essential for the synthesis of sex
hormones and a healthy nervous system.
Protects against and detoxifies the
body of pollutants, alcohol and narcotics.
Prevents and treats schizophrenia.
Aids in cell respiration.
Produces energy from sugar, fat &
May lower cholesterol and protects
against heart disease.
Promotes healthy digestion.
Dilates blood vessels and improves
Reduces high blood pressure.
Vague aches & pains.
Lean meats, fish and poultry.
Sugar (the metabolism of sugar requires
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U.S. RDA: 13 –
18mg (for adults), 9 – 13 mg
(for children age 1 - 10), 5 - 6 mg
EU RDA: 15-18mg
Water soluble – so it is not
stored in significant quantities in
the body and must be replaced continuously.
Best taken as part of a B-complex
supplement (between 20-100mg daily).
In high doses (greater than 100mg)
niacin is toxic and can cause ‘niacin
usually in the face/neck/arms and
Other symptoms of toxicity: depression,
nausea, cramps, liver malfunction,
headaches. Avoid doses higher than
100mg unless professionally supervised.