Niacin is an essential nutrient, also known as vitamin B3. It is found in foods such as legumes, nuts, avocados, eggs, meat and dairy products. Niacin is water-soluble and is not stored in the body, meaning that it is important to ensure that adequate amounts are consumed through the diet and supplements.
Niacin helps with the proper functioning of the nerves, skin and digestive system. It is an important factor in the metabolism of foods into energy; and is required in many essential biological functions including cellular energy production and DNA repair. While niacin’s effects are beneficial, it often causes an uncomfortable symptom known as the “niacin flush”, a harmless but uncomfortable sensation of warming and itching of the skin. Niacinamide, a common type of sustained release niacin, does not cause this flushing effect, but comes with the even worse side effect of potential liver damage.
Non-medicinal Ingredients: Microcrystalline cellulose, sodium stearyl fumarate.
Take 1 capsule daily with/without food, or as directed by a qualified health care practitioner.
Cautions : Do not exceed the recommended dose except on the advice of a physician.