Niacin is a nutrient that is not very familiar because it is not a vitamin.
It is a type of vitamin B group.
It is a nutrient that plays an active role behind the scenes in various parts of the body. It has the role of assisting hundreds of various enzymes, the role of producing and metabolizing various nutrients into energy, and the synthesis of DNA. It is an important nutrient that is involved in various parts, from repair to alcohol metabolism.
Meat, fish, peanuts, maitake mushrooms, etc. contain a lot of it. Although it is a water-soluble vitamin, it is resistant to heat, so it will not be destroyed by heating.
Lack of it leads to anorexia, dermatitis, dementia, and mental illness. Also, overdose can lead to gastrointestinal disorders such as diarrhea and vomiting, so be careful when taking supplements.
It is a very important vitamin to take in a well-balanced manner.
pâtissier Yuhi Hasada