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  1. photo Vitamin B3 can reduce skin cancer risk by 23%Vitamin B3 can reduce skin cancer risk by 23%News
    . Niacin causes a flushing reaction, but niacinamide does not. Niacinamide is also used to prevent diabetes. A deficiency in B3 is called pellagra, a condition causing diarrhea, dementia and irritated skinRead more
  2. photo 8 Things Your Fingernails Are Telling You8 Things Your Fingernails Are Telling YouTreatment
    Also known as “Plummer’s nail,” lifted fingernails literally lift from the nail bed. They may indicate: * Diabetes* Lupus* Pellagra (Vitamin B3 deficiency)* Hypothyroidism* An allergy to a fingernailRead more
  3. photo FDA crushes patient access to nutritious medical foods that help prevent and reverse diseaseFDA crushes patient access to nutritious medical foods that help prevent and reverse diseaseNews
    specifically excludes diseases resulting from essential nutrient deficiencies like scurvy and pellagra. -- More to the point, the examples given by the agency that fit the new IEM standard are restricted to rareRead more
  4. photo Cashew Nutrition: Absolute the Best Treatment for Depression without MedicationCashew Nutrition: Absolute the Best Treatment for Depression without MedicationTreatment
    , thiamin or vitamin B11 and riboflavinThe aforementioned vitamins are crucial for metabolism of fat, protein and carbs at a cellular level. On the other hand, niacin improves the protection against pellagraRead more

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Pellagra

Disease

Pellagra is a vitamin deficiency disease most frequently caused by a chronic lack of niacin (vitamin B3 or synonym: vitamin PP (from: Pellagra Preventing factor)) in the diet. It can be caused by decreased intake of niacin or tryptophan, and possibly by excessive intake of leucine. It may also result from alterations in protein metabolism in disorders such as carcinoid syndrome or Hartnup...More