Vitamin B-3 - Niacin

Solubility: Water

Functionality:

Helps Metabolize Sugar, Fat and Protein, Reduces High Blood Pressure, Improves Circulation, Reduces Cholesterol Level, Increases Energy, Helps Maintain Healthy, Digestive System

Rich Sources:

Meat, Fish, Whole & Enriched Grains, Beans, Nuts & Peas

Rich Sources of Vitamin B-3

Deficiency Disease: Pellagra

Overdose Disease: N/A

Deficiency Symptoms:

Symptoms include Dermatitis on the Hands and Face, Weakness, Loss of Appetite, Sore Mouth, Diarrhea, Anxiety, Depression, and Dementia.

Deficiency Occurs in:
  1. Alcoholics
  2. People with cataracts or sickle cell anemia
  3. People with chronic fatigue syndrome
Recommended Daily Intakes:
  1. Men: 16 mg
  2. Women: 14 mg
  3. Pregnancy: 18 mg
  4. Lactation: 17 mg