Vitamin B3 (Niacinamide)
Each of them plays an important role in the metabolism of energy in that they may be converted into coenzymes that the enzymes in each cell can make use of when completing the actions that create energy for the body. These coenzymes have been named NAD and NADH respectively. Taken in amounts of about 100mg or less, both Niacin and Niacinamide ostensibly perform the same actions. When taken at levels greater than 100mg though, this is where their overall effects begin to differ. Niacin is able to help the body balance the levels of good and bad cholesterol present in the blood, while Niacinamide is essential in monitoring insulin levels, blood sugar content, and health of joints. Niacinamide may also be used along with other supplements and minerals to increase the overall effectiveness and health of the nervous system, the digestive system and the circulatory system.
Of all of the B vitamins, Niacin is considered to be one of the most stable. It is water soluble and it is vital in sustaining life. It resists the effects of those elements which may cause erosion such as wind, heat, light, alkali, and acids. Both Niacinamide and Niacin are soluble in alcohol and water, and are quite rapidly absorbed into the digestive system once consumed. The body often won't to store extra amounts of these vitamins within the liver; however the majority of it is usually expelled during urination.
One of the most important roles of Niacinamide is in its ability to help clear the body of toxins. Hence the term "Niacin flush" which it is sometimes associated with and the reason that Niacinamide is often found in such high stores in the liver, the detoxification center of the body. It is also necessary in stimulating the adrenal gland at certain points in order to increase hormone production and synthesize certain sex based hormones. It can speed up general chemical reactions controlled by enzymes at a cellular level. These reactions include, but are not limited to processes which strengthen cell integrity and also produce energy for the body to use; meaning that without Niacin or Niacinamide, the body would operate much more slowly, would be much weaker, and would also not be able to build many energy reserves. Through this indirect influence it helps the production of DNA, in the breakdown and metabolizing of fats, and in the general maturation of each individual cell.
Pellagra, a disease that occurs as a result of Niacin deficiency, may be treated by Niacinamide. Perhaps one of the greatest benefits of Niacinamide use is the fact that it can be used to synthesize HCL, an acid which is essential in the digestive process.
Health Benefits Provided by Niacinamide
Niacinamide is indirectly involved in the production of cellular energy. It also keeps blood flow going smoothly and controls hormones as well as Glucose levels and HCL in the body; which helps to further positively affect energy production, nervous system operation, and digestion. Niacinamide affects the flexibility and health of the skin and improves the effectiveness of the circulatory system by widening the blood vessels, thereby distributing blood more rapidly to the parts of the body that need it and getting rid of harmful toxins in the blood much more quickly.
Supplement FactsServing size: 500 milligrams
Serving per container: *
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value**|
|Vitamin B3 (as Niacinamide)... 500mg||2500%|
** Based on 2,000 calorie diet
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As a dietary supplement, take 100mg to 500mg daily with meals, or as directed by physician.
Serving Size & Timing
As a dietary supplement, take 100mg to 500mg daily, preferably with a meal (since it increases the production of HCL, which aids digestion further). Niacinamide can be dangerous in larger servings; avoid amounts exceeding 1 gram unless advised by a physician.
NIACINAMIDE SIDE EFFECTS
As long as suggested serving sizes are adhered to, few side effects will occur. These side effects will range from irritants such as redness and rash to other minor conditions like headaches. If taking drugs to prevent seizure, it is best to avoid this supplement. Taking amounts larger than the recommended dose can have serious effects that can sometimes be fatal, including stomach ulcers and liver damage. Discontinue use or lower intake if any of these symptoms begin to develop. It is always best to talk to a doctor before taking a supplement such as this.
This product should be stored in an area that is free from light, heat and moisture in order to preserve potency.
There is no guarantee of specific results and results can vary.
These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
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