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Niacin (also known as vitamin B3, nicotinic acid and vitamin PP) is an organic compound with the formula C5H4NCO2H and, depending on the definition used, one of the between forty to eighty essential human nutrients.
Researchers show that vitamin B3 can slow down progression of mitochondrial disease

Researchers show that vitamin B3 can slow down progression of mitochondrial disease

Thorne Research launches NiaCel that supports endurance, energy and healthy aging

Thorne Research launches NiaCel that supports endurance, energy and healthy aging

Peanut consumption offers significant benefits to people with elevated serum lipids and blood pressure

Peanut consumption offers significant benefits to people with elevated serum lipids and blood pressure

Red wine and dark chocolate taste great and have heart-healthy components

Red wine and dark chocolate taste great and have heart-healthy components

Researchers test role of dietary supplement use in college students

Researchers test role of dietary supplement use in college students

Study shows high-fiber diet reduces risk of colon problems

Study shows high-fiber diet reduces risk of colon problems

Consumption of nuts promotes health and longevity, finds study

Consumption of nuts promotes health and longevity, finds study

Health benefits of eating almonds

Health benefits of eating almonds

Frequent consumption of peanuts lowers risk of death

Frequent consumption of peanuts lowers risk of death

Life-prolonging effect of vitamin niacin demonstrated in roundworms

Life-prolonging effect of vitamin niacin demonstrated in roundworms

Patented nicotinamide riboside launched by Chromadex

Patented nicotinamide riboside launched by Chromadex

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages people to learn about celiac disease

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages people to learn about celiac disease

Merck's LIPTRUZET tablets get FDA approval for treatment of elevated LDL cholesterol

Merck's LIPTRUZET tablets get FDA approval for treatment of elevated LDL cholesterol

GF foods lack vitamins and nutrients, can be high in fat and calories

GF foods lack vitamins and nutrients, can be high in fat and calories

Addition of niacin to statin does not improve HDL function

Addition of niacin to statin does not improve HDL function

Eight ways to say ‘I love you’ from Loyola dietitian

Eight ways to say ‘I love you’ from Loyola dietitian

Parental behavior, quality preschool and diet can effectively raise children's IQ

Parental behavior, quality preschool and diet can effectively raise children's IQ

Merck’s TREDAPTIVE clinical study on high-risk CVD patients does not meet primary endpoint

Merck’s TREDAPTIVE clinical study on high-risk CVD patients does not meet primary endpoint

Arisaph’s ARI-3037MO well tolerated in healthy male and female volunteers

Arisaph’s ARI-3037MO well tolerated in healthy male and female volunteers

Intravenous infusion of HDL cholesterol could reduce risk of subsequent heart attack

Intravenous infusion of HDL cholesterol could reduce risk of subsequent heart attack