Niacin is also known as vitamin B3. It can be found in meat, fish, poultry, green vegetables, beans, cereal grains, and milk. With all of these potential sources of niacin, it sounds like it would be very difficult to be in a niacin deficit. 313 more words
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Vitamin E: Do you know amongst most commonly consumed meats, fishes and shellfish, shrimps contain highest amount of vitamin E?
Vitamin E is one of many antioxidants, although it is different than many antioxidants due to its other important roles in maintaining health. Among vitamins considered essential to human, only vitamin E and vitamin C are classified as antioxidants. 1,487 more words
Important for formation of electron transporter NAD; assists in DNA repair; helps to control cholesterol level by influencing lipid synthesis in the liver; helps the functioning of the digestive system; required for production of hydrochloric acid for the digestive system; promotes functioning of the nervous system; promotes healthy looking skin; may help treat age-related macular degeneration (AMD); niacinamide may prevent diabetes; high doses under medical supervision have been used to reduce LDL cholesterol and triglycerides and increase HDL or good cholesterol; helps to slow development of atherosclerosis and reduce risk of heart attack; niacinamide may be helpful in treating osteoarthritis; may protect against Alzheimer’s disease and age-related mental decline. 194 more words
Third post in a series…
This is the third in a series where I go through all the drugs and vitamin supplements that my doctor has instructed me to take and I provide you with a list of links / readings / background information. 1,649 more words
Skin cancer is increasing in prevalence. Although malignant melanoma is the most dangerous, at least ten times as many non-melanoma skin cancers are diagnosed each year in the form of basal cell carcinomas (BCC) and squamous cell carcinomas (SCC). 469 more words