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(Science: biochemistry) member of the water soluble B vitamin group, used in the production of fatty acids, steroids and cholesterol, deficiency is known as pellagra. Has cholesterol-lowering and vasodilating properties. A B vitamin essential for the normal function of the nervous system and the gastrointestinal tract.A [[vitamin found in dairy products and wholewheat which is used in the creation of an important [[coenzyme used in the body for [[respiration, and is therefore required as part of a stable diet.

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Why do we feel sleepy after eating meal?

... you guessed it, turkey. Tryptophan is also found in other poultry, meat, cheese, yogurt, fish, and eggs. Tryptophan is used by the body to make niacin, a B vitamin that is important for digestion, skin and nerves, and serotonin. Serotonin is a brain chemical that plays a large role in mood and ...

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by animus
Tue Jun 19, 2012 3:39 am
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Why do we feel sleepy after eating meal?
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Re: Role of animals in the ecosystem

... access to specialized plant protein formulas and are able to get artificially produced multivitamins which contain all the necessary vitamins like Niacin, Vitamin B12, Vitamin D which are essential for our health and only come from meat and products of animals(e.g milk eggs etc.), but it is those ...

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by futurezoologist
Wed Feb 25, 2009 9:46 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Role of animals in the ecosystem
Replies: 6
Views: 22986


... http://www.acu-cell.com/femn.html Iron Synergists: Phosphorus, bismuth, germanium,nickel, manganese, Vitamin A, Vitamin B1, Vitamin C, folate, niacin, niacinamide, lecithin, protein, Iron Antagonists: Zinc, calcium, magnesium, tin, cobalt, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B12, Vitamin E, caffeine, ...

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by vincio
Sun Feb 15, 2009 10:48 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Important unknown nanotech within humans
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The Fiber Disease

... for toxin and parasite removal from system Not Nice to Toxins: EDTA 100 mg, Red Clover 100 mg, Milk Thistle 100 mg., African Bird Pepper 100mg. Niacin 25 mg, Black Walnut 25mg, Clove Extract 25mg, Dandelion 25 mg, Hyssop 25mg, Wormwood 25mg, Garlic 25 mg, Ginger 25mg, Sarasaparilla 25mg. Plus ...

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by Neva Borden
Sun Dec 03, 2006 1:13 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
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Rice or Potatoes? Hmmmm

... (Again, this is for a half a cup of cooked rice.) Brown rice has all of the same nutrition as white rice except for zinc, and brown rice contains niacin. Also, the fiber content is higher too. There are many states in the US that grow rice, Arkansaw is number one, with California behind it as ...

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by StoneWoman
Thu Mar 02, 2006 3:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rice or potatoes?
Replies: 11
Views: 9318

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