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Daily Requirement: 17 mg (men); 13 mg (women)
Solubility: Water
Sources: meat, fish, wheat flour, eggs, and milk
Vitamin B3 has several important functions including helping produce energy from food and keeping the nervous and digestive systems healthy.
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Niacin - Wikipedia


Niacin, also known as vitamin B3 and nicotinic acid, is an organic compound with the formula C 6H 5NO 2 and, depending on the definition used, one of the 20 ...

Niacin (Vitamin B3) Uses, Effects (Niacin Flush), and More - WebMD


May 1, 2015 ... Having enough niacin -- or vitamin B3 -- is important for good health. As a treatment, higher amounts of niacin can improve cholesterol levels ...

The Many Benefits of Niacin - Dr. David Williams


Dr. Abram Hoffer, famous for his use of niacin in the treatment of schizophrenia and depression, has reported 1,000 mg of niacin taken 3 times a day can ...

Niacin: Drug Uses, Dosage & Side Effects - Drugs.com


Niacin is used to to lower cholesterol and triglycerides. Learn about side effects, interactions and indications.

Use of Niacin in Attempts to Defeat Urine Drug Testing --- Five ...


Apr 20, 2007 ... To determine the extent of niacin use in attempts to alter drug test results, reports to RMPDC of niacin ADRs were reviewed for the period ...

Don't be Afraid of the Niacin Flush - Holistic Health Blog


Aug 14, 2013 ... So at some point, the Niacin flush will no longer occur as it once did. For example , in about a week, your body will “get use to” 50 mg once per ...

Vitamin B3 / Niacin Side Effects, Benefits & Foods - Dr. Axe


Some people use niacin or niacinamide for treating acne, especially severe cases of acne that can be very inflamed and painful (called inflammatory acne ...

Niacin (Vitamin B3): Benefits & Side Effects - Live Science


Aug 12, 2015 ... It is also used to lower cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood. The Mayo Clinic reported that niacin can raise HDL (good) cholesterol by more ...

Using Niacin to Improve Cardiovascular Health - Life Extension


Since then, however, we have learned how to use niacin (vitamin B3) safely and effectively. Unfortunately, many physicians have not yet caught up, or are still ...