Niacin Flush: Harmful or Helpful?

Niacin Flush_Harmful or Helpful

Have you ever taken a supplement and flushed red a little while later? It’s natural to assume you’ve had an allergic reaction. Unlike other nutrients, niacin, also known as vitamin B3, causes something known as the niacin flush. This harmless reaction can occur if you take more niacin than your body is used to taking. It can also happen if you don’t take niacin-containing supplements with food.

In this article, you’ll learn more about the niacin flush, its benefits, what to do if it happens, and how to prevent it.

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