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Vitamin B3 Benefits Cardiologists Won’t Tell You About

…pick one nutrient I receive the most questions about, it’s niacin (vitamin B3). That’s probably because many doctors, including cardiologists, are still in the dark about the vitamin B3 benefits in protecting your heart 4 Vitamin B3 Benefits * It’s one of the best nutrients for raising “good”…

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The Blood Lipids Ratio to Watch

…promote normal triglyceride levels. For triglyceride support, take 2–3 grams daily in divided doses. To raise your HDL cholesterol: * Take niacin (vitamin B3). Since it can cause flushing, my recommendation is that you start with 250 mg of niacin three times daily, and slowly work up to 1–2 grams in…

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The VAP Test and HDL Cholesterol

…a good cardiovascular nutrition plan to help you reduce weight * Exercise * Eat fewer high-glycemic carbohydrates * Take 1–2 grams of niacin (vitamin B3) daily in divided doses. If your doctor doesn’t automatically offer you a VAP test, this is one worth asking for. Most insurance carriers will…

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Health Benefits of Niacin: HDL & Lp(a) Cholesterol

…helping you achieve these goals, I also recommend that you try some targeted nutritional supplements for an extra boost. One of them is niacin (vitamin B3). It’s a fantastic nutrient that can help you increase HDL cholesterol, as well as lower both triglycerides and the dangerous subtype of cholesterol…

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Is Niacin Effective and Safe? Here’s My Take

As you may have seen, a new report published in The New England Journal of Medicine has brought into question the effectiveness and safety of niacin—vitamin B3 that’s often used to control cholesterol problems. The primary benefits of niacin are reducing LDL cholesterol, raising HDL cholesterol,…

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Reducing Cholesterol With Statin Drugs

…(lovastatin), Pravachol (pravastatin), and Lescol (fluvastatin). These drugs can be dangerous if taken with high levels of long-acting niacin (vitamin B3). Side effects also include dizziness, headache, extreme fatigue, swelling of the ankles, muscle weakness, and liver toxicity. In both men and women…

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