VITAMIN - B1 [ Niacin or Nicotinic acid ]
         VITAMIN A - VITAMIN C - VITAMIN D - VITAMIN E - VITAMIN K
    VITAMIN - B1 - VITAMIN - B2 -VITAMIN - B3- VITAMIN - B5
     VITAMIN - B6-VITAMIN - B12
 
VITAMIN B3
 
  Vitamin B3 is a metaboliser for amino acids and carbohydrates.
It is required in the synthesis of fats.
Essential for healthy skin.
Cell respiration
.
Used to decrease cholesterol and control diabetes.
Proper functioning of nervous system.
Mental alertness
FOOD SOURCES


  Red meat, liver, yeast, Milk,peanut, fish, eggs, Legumes,coffee etc.
 
DEFICIENCY
  deficiency of vitamin B3 includes:
Mental disturbances
Diarrhea
Pellagra
Skin lesions
Decreased appetite
 
DAILY DOSE
 
  Male : 18 mg per day
Female : 13 mg per day
 
OVERDOSE
 
  Liver damage
Skin flushing
Itching
Heartburn
Peptic ulcer
 
REMEMBER
 
  It is stable towards heat and light.
Under the following conditions use of vitamin B3 is avoided:
Liver damage
Migraine
gall bladder disorders
peptic ulcer
   
   
   
 
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