- What are the main benefits of this vitamin?
Niacin functions in over 50 metabolic reactions, most of which are enzymatic. Its bioactive forms—NAD+, NADH, NADP, and NADPH—play important roles as catalysts in the energy production process in the mitochondria of every cell.
- In what other ways does it benefit humans?
It supports the breakdown of proteins and fatty acids, the synthesis of fatty acids, and the formation of steroid hormones and red blood cells. These functions make it very important for energy, digestion, circulation and many other functions.