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Nicotinic acid: Nicotinic acid is a water soluble vitamin that is not stored effectively in the body and requires a daily intake to maintain health. Nicotinic acid is found in whole grains, meats, and fish. Nicotinic acid is essential for many aspects of health, including energy metabolism, growth and development, hormone synthesis, and healthy skin, genetics, digestive tract, blood cells, brain and nervous system. High doses of nicotinic acid can be toxic to some people with gout, diabetes, asthma, liver disease, ulcers, or are on antihypertensive medication.
Adequate amounts of Nicotinic acid are claimed to be potentially beneficial for:
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Excessive intake of Nicotinic acid may involve the following risks:
Nicotinic acid: Water-soluble vitamin of the B complex occurring in various animal and plant tissues. Required by the body for the formation of coenzymes NAD and NADP. Has pellagra-curative, vasodilating, and antilipemic properties.
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