Vitamin B3 (Niacin)

Author: Carla Fiscina
June 19, 2011

Vitamin B3 BenefitsVitamin B3 which is also called niacin and has two other forms (inositol hexanicotinate and niacinamide) is one of the main members of vitamin B complex. It was discovered in the middle of the nineteenth century and since those times has been thoroughly studied. Vitamin B3 is a white crystalline, odorless and water soluble substance, which is considered to be one of the most stable vitamins, resistant to high temperatures, oxidation and so on. In human body, niacin is absorbed from stomach and the intestines, and can be excreted with the urine. However, good amounts of niacin can be stored in all tissues of our body to provide us with valuable proprieties and benefits of vitamin B3. Read the rest of this entry »