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.