Vitamin B3 – Niacin
Niacin is sometimes called Nicotinic Acid but is not related to the nicotine found in tobacco.
Role In Our Body
- Helps us absorb nutrients from food.
- Calms and regulates the brain.
- Helps regulate cholesterol levels.
- Helps regulate blood sugar levels and provide energy.
- Helps maintain health of our skin, nerves, reproductive and digestive systems.
- Mental Disorders, anxiety, insomnia.
- Low energy.
- Alcohol or drug addiction. Trembling.
- Migraine headaches.
- High cholesterol levels, high blood pressure, heart attack, stroke.
- Loss of hearing.
- Low appetite, anorexia.
- Red burning tongue, gum disease.
- Darkened or red skin on face and hands, red eyelids.
- No known toxic effects, however dosages over 100mg can produce a 15 minute, itchy flush to the face and neck.
Good Sources Of Vitamin B3 Niacin
- Beef & Lamb Liver
- Chicken Breast