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The Newest on Water-Soluble Vitamins
Vitamin B3 – Niacin (Water-Soluble)
Nutrients in Food
Fish, legumes, nuts,
mushrooms, pumpkin seeds
Nutrient inhibiting factors:
Alcohol, stress, tobacco, processing
Important for healthy skin, but an excess intake of B3 supplements can cause a red skin rash
Essential for conversion of fats
Controls the release of fats for energy and for production of cell membranes
Also required for the production of cholesterol within the liver and for the efficient use of protein
Deficiency may lead to indigestion, constipation, diarrhea, and other digestive disturbances
Deficiency can also show as muscular weakness and poor appetite, and can lead to dermatitis, cataracts, skin allergies
Most stable B vitamin; not destroyed by cooking, heat, acids, alkalis, air, or light
Conditions of stress trauma, fever, intake of the contraceptive pill, and excess alcohol consumption can lead to a vitamin B3 deficiency
Vital for the brain and normal mental functions; prolonged deficiency may lead to Alzheimer’s disease and other age-related mental conditions
Vitamin B3 is also obtainable via the conversion of the amino acid tryptophan
The hormone insulin is dependent on a regular supply of vitamin B3 for blood sugar regulation and proper insulin
Essential ingredient in the production of both male and female hormones for reproduction
Promotes a peaceful night’s sleep
Required for the production of DNA
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Yours in Health,
Silke Heine, Owner of Simplify Holistic Nutrition
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