Niacin (Vitamin B3) – NAD tells us why we need it

This is a simple but accurate infographic of "why we need Niacin". See more about Niacin on our sister site - Toxno How much Niacin do I need Vegan Food Sources of Niacin Animal Food Sources of Niacin Most people now know that antioxidants are important. The human body has evolved ways to recycle crucial antioxidants [...]

By | June 30th, 2016|Categories: Nutrients|Comments Off on Niacin (Vitamin B3) – NAD tells us why we need it

Enough calcium to support our mortal frame – RDIs

In conditions of growth or when calcium is low in the diet, a Vitamin D based calcium transport system is activated in the body that in effect increases calcium uptake. This mechanism however can decline with age and menopause in women. Sodium and caffeine can also increase calcium loss while excessive zinc or magnesium (supplements) along [...]

By | May 10th, 2016|Categories: Nutrients|0 Comments

Getting iron by eating like a lion

Offal was eaten much more in the past and particularly in Europe. The organs of an animal are very rich in nutrients. Because iron is stored in the liver, liverwurst is a very rich source. Only 30gr of dark chocolate give you nearly 1/5 of your iron needs. Cool. Animal Based Food Sources of iron [...]

By | May 9th, 2016|Categories: Nutrients|0 Comments

Getting Calcium without dairy

Important considerations About 99% of calcium in the body is stored in bones and teeth and amounts to approximately 1200 grams. Modern culture dictates that we need dairy foods to fulfil most of our calcium needs. However a careful study of the whole food profiles that follow, along with calcium absorption and retention mechanisms, will reveal that [...]

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Niacin (Vitamin B3) – Vegan Food Sources

These are a few Vegan food sources that contain generous amounts of Niacin. An approximate serving size is shown, and the corresponding amount of this nutrient is shown as a daily percentage of the Recommended Intake for a woman of childbearing age.Men might eat a little more to get the same % while children could eat [...]

By | May 7th, 2016|Categories: Nutrients|0 Comments

Niacin (Vitamin B3) – How much do I need

Niacin, also known as Vitamin B3, is the generic name for both nicotinic acid and Nicotinamide (also called niacinamide). While the body can make a very small amount of this nutrient from another amino acid nutrient called tryptophan, the bulk of our Niacin needs must be met from eating vitamin B3 containing foods. The amount of [...]

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Niacin (Vitamin B3) – Animal Food Sources

These are a few Animal based food sources that contain generous amounts of Niacin. An approximate serving size is shown, and the corresponding amount of this nutrient is shown as a daily percentage of the Recommended Intake for a woman of childbearing age. Men might eat a little more to get the same % while children could eat [...]

By | May 4th, 2016|Categories: Nutrients|0 Comments

Niacin (Vitamin B3) – Why I need it

This is a simple but accurate infographic of why we need Niacin. Most people now know that antioxidants are important. The human body has evolved ways to recycle crucial antioxidants like Vitamin C and Glutathione. Otherwise, we would never keep up with their dietary intake. Niacin is required to help regenerate 3 pivotal antioxidants. Alcohol and Niacin have [...]

By | May 4th, 2016|Categories: Nutrients|0 Comments

Calcium, PTH and Lithium

Calcium along with Magnesium and phosphorus contribute to the mineralisation of bone by entering bone fluid from the blood and subsequently attaching to bone proteins. Peak bone mass occurs in early adulthood with bone mass often beginning to decline in the fifth decade of life. Non-bone calcium in the blood is also vital in muscle contraction, [...]

By | April 22nd, 2016|Categories: Nutrients|0 Comments