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Vitamin B3, also known as niacin, is a water-soluble vitamin that plays an essential role in maintaining overall health. It helps convert food into energy, regulates cholesterol levels, supports brain function, and promotes healthy skin and hair.

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Time Commitment

Less than 1 minute

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Suggested Frequency


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Time of Day

Vitamin B3 can be taken at any time of day, but it is often recommended to take it with food to aid in digestion.

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How to Do It

Take one vitamin B3 capsule or tablet daily with water and food. The recommended daily dose is 50-200 mg. Be sure to consult your physician before use.

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Required Equipment

Vitamin B3 supplements can be purchased in capsule or tablet form at health food stores or online.

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  • Supports healthy skin and hair
  • Regulates cholesterol levels
  • Promotes brain function
  • Helps convert food into energy

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Why it works

Vitamin B3 plays a critical role in the body's energy production process and helps support overall cellular function. It also helps maintain healthy skin and hair by promoting blood circulation and cell turnover.

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Possible Side Effects

High doses of vitamin B3 may cause flushing, itching, and headaches. It is important to talk to a healthcare provider before starting a vitamin B3 supplement regimen.

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Vitamin B3 supplements can be taken alone or as part of a multivitamin supplement.

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  • Choose a high-quality vitamin B3 supplement from a reputable brand.
  • Consult with a healthcare provider to determine the appropriate dosage for your needs.
  • Take vitamin B3 with food to avoid stomach upset.

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Supporting Studies and Articles

  1. The Nutrition Source: Niacin – Vitamin B3 https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/nutritionsource/niacin-vitamin-b3/
  2. Article: Niacin Deficiency https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK557728/
  3. What is pellagra?  https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/23905-pellagra
  4. Why do we need vitamin B-3, or niacin? https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/219593 

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