Niacin: nicotinic acid and niacinamide
- General info: Vitamin B3 - HealthWorld Online.
- produces NAD
- releases energy from carbohydrates
- metabolism of carbohydrates, fats, and proteins,
- production of hydrochloric acid for digestion.
- blood circulation,
- healthy skin
- central nervous system, including the higher functions of the brain and cognition.
- synthesis of insulin & the sex hormones
- arthritis: Vitacost says 250 mg 4x daily (takes 3-4 months to show), but that's a very high dose.