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Vitamins from meteorites

This paper describes the analysis of chemicals in a collection of meteorites. The meteorites were all of a type called carbonaceous chondrites. They are an uncommon variety which are distinctive for their content of organic compounds, including amino acids and common heterocyclic compounds – some of the basic building blocks of life on Earth. 173 more words


Niacin and Depression

So many people are on some sort of medication for depression these days and I started thinking about it–what’s with the explosion of depression in this country? 223 more words


TOO FEW! - Detail #2 - Pellagra

Pellagra is a vitamin deficiency disease most frequently caused by a chronic lack of niacin (vitamin B3) in the diet. It can be caused by decreased intake of niacin or tryptophan. 7 more words


Can Bacon Make You Live Longer?

Interesting article on the effects of Niacin in the body! Can bacon make you live longer? Is the antioxidant craze scientifically based or just a hoax? 8 more words

The flushing experiment.

I started to see a therapist a couple of weeks ago. Things haven’t been getting better for me, and I had reached a point of desperation. 550 more words

Vitamin B3, Niacin. We Love Strawberries!

One ingredient we are loving this month is Vitamin B3, also known as Niacin. Niacin is one of eight water-soluble B vitamins and plays an important role in ridding the body of toxic and harmful chemicals. 165 more words