Updated June 10, 2022
Niacin, Vitamin B3, originally named “nicotinic acid” is a nutrient that goes back to the beginning of life. It plays a major role in genetics (via NAD, NADP and related molecules, brain function, cancer prevention, heart disease, and detoxification of fat-seeking toxins.
While it requires finesse in its management, it is a magnificent anti-aging and anti-cancer agent. The RDA of 18 mg is way too low. Hoffer took 3,000 – 4,500 mg a day of niacin, but most people struggle even with 25 to 50 mg. Separately niacinamide can be taken at 500 mg twice a day which does not have the same scope as niacin but is proven to help with skin cancer (and possibly other cancers as well; click here for more)
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Here is a pathetic article from Harvard, 2019, that sites ancient articles and essentially says nothing: