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Friday, February 25, 2011

Vitamin B3 (Niacin)- anti-pellagra

Here comes vitamin B3, we can get it through the food we eat and produced in the body with sufficient amount of tryptophan(an essential amino acid found in the body ).

Vitamin B3 is needed to;-
  • convert carbohydrates, proteins, and fats into energy.
  • Regulate blood circulation.
  • Maintain a healthy nervous system.
  • Prevent migraine.
  • Maintain skin's health.
  • Dilate blood vessels & increase blood flow.
  • Prevent cold hands and feet.
  • treat schizophrenia(in Mega-doses)
  • Assist production of DNA.  
  • Provide pregnant women with essential nutrients.
Signs of insufficient amount of Vitamin B3 in the body are pellagra, fatigue, weakness, reduced appetite,inflamed skin, blisters, sores and burns in the mouth/tongue, vomiting, diarrhea and mental confusion.

Where can we get Vitamin B3? Here's where:-
  • Nuts and peanuts.
  • Rice bran & rice polishing.
  • Brown rice.
  • Green veggies.
  • Liver.
  • Sunflower seeds.
  • Wheat germ and whole wheat products.

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