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Anti-aging Vitamin B3 Supplement Nicotinamide Riboside Chloride Explained

The cells in our bodies use a chemical called (NAD) Nicotinamide Adenine Dinucleotide. It is a coenzyme important for metabolism in our cells. It also has an important function in mitochondrial metabolism, DNA repair and DNA integrity.

NAD is produced in our bodies primarily by eating Niacin and protein from dairy and meats called tryptophan. Through a series of processes, our bodies convert Niacin and tryptophan into NAD.

Without Vitamin B3 in our diet, we would all suffer from a fatal disease called Pellegra, which causes mouth sores, diarrhea, dementia, and eventual death. In the past, people suffered from Pellegra when their diet was limited to a corn based diet.

Today, we get adequate amounts of Vitamin B3 so that Pellegra is no longer a danger to our health. However, the levels of NAD in our body decreases dramatically as we age.

As we age, NAD levels in our bodies decrease. By the time we are middle age, the level of NAD in our bodies is halved.  Decrease in NAD levels in our b…

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