Vitamin B3

The active form of vitamin B3 or nicotinamide is the most convenient form we use. It is produced in the body from an amino acid (tryptophan) that comes from proteins, among other things. It is essential for energy metabolism.

Scientific evidence

Vitamin B3 belongs to the group of water-soluble vitamin B, the combination of the Vitamin Bs take care of your energy metabolism.

Good for

Essential for energy production.

Found in

Meat, fish, yeasts, mushrooms, grains and corn, in low doses.


Cellular energy production in men and women.

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