Posted by: Kevin G. Parker, D.C.
Niacin (also known as vitamin B3), is better for reducing cholesterol and preventing heart disease than prescription medication Zetia.
Niacin was significantly more effective at reducing artery plaque.
Niacin was found more effective at decreasing the number of heart attacks.
Key points on Niacin:
Niacin is a water soluble B vitamin also known as “nicotinic acid” used by the body to convert carbohydrates, fats and protein into energy.
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