Recommended Dietary Intakes
Men - 16 - 19 mg
Women - 11- 13 mg
Pregnant women - add 2 mg
This Vitamin Is
releases energy from
build red blood cells.
circulation - it dilates blood
skin, nerves, and blood
support the digestive
mental health and memory.
de-toxify certain drugs
and chemicals in the body.
works with insulin to
regulate blood sugar levels.
Liver, poultry, lean meats,
fish, nuts, peanut butter, brewers yeast, broccoli, carrots, cheese, dates, eggs, milk,
potatoes, tomatoes and enriched flour. If you get enough protein, you are probably
receiving adequate niacin as well.
Sometimes people taking
supplements of this vitamin may experience a hot flush or a pins and needles sensations on
the body. This is usually harmless. Pregnant women, people who have liver problems, gout
or diabetics should take care in taking niacin supplements. See your Doctor or our
Pharmacist before undertaking a course of B3.
loss of appetite
a red, inflamed tongue
irritability; anxiety; or depression.
breast-feeding women, the elderly, alcoholics, and people with hyperthyroidism are most
likely to be niacin deficient.
results in pellagra.
Please note, the B vitamins
should be taken as a complex and not individually unless Professionally recommended.
Vitamin B3 is toxic in high amounts, so megadoses should be taken only under a doctor's