Niacin (Vitamin B-3)
(as Niacin 32 mg, Niacinamide 10 mg)
Niacin (Niacinamide / Vitamin B-3) are defined as; A white crystalline acid that is a component of the vitamin B complex occurring usually in the form of a complex of niacinamide and found in meat, wheat germ, dairy products, blood, liver, yeast, bran, and legumes and is used to treat and prevent pellagra. Black tongue of dogs also called nicotinic acid or vitamin B-3.
BENEFITS OF HAVING ENOUGH NIACIN
- Metabolism of proteins and carbohydrates
- It is essential for the production of Testosterone, Oestrogen, Progesterone, Cortisone, Thyroxin and Insulin.
- Promotes blood circulation by relaxing the smooth muscle in the vessel wall and at the same time dilating the blood capillary system.
- Helps maintain a sense of mental and emotional well being.
DEFICIENCIES OF NIACIN MAY LEAD TO
- A coated tongue, sores in the mouth and skin lesions.
- Irritability, nervousness, forgetfulness, and chronic headaches.
- Stomach disorders, anemia, and diarrhea.
- Weakness in the nerves and mental dullness.