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Niagen nicotinamide riboside may reduce obesity-related inflammation

By Stephen Daniells

Nicotinamide riboside, a vitamin B3 derivative, may reduce inflammation linked to obesity, and reduce the risk of diseases linked to this type of inflammation, according to pre-clinical data from scientists at the National Institutes of Health.

Chromadex reports 97% increase in ingredient sales

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Chromadex reports 97% increase in ingredient sales


The success and demand for Chromadex’s Niagen-branded nicotinamide riboside ingredient are driving ingredient sales for the Californian company, with more research to be published expected to further boost the ingredient.

Is B3 from Outer Space?

Is B3 from Outer Space?

NASA-funded researchers have identified traces of vitamin B3 have been in carbon-rich meteorites, supporting a theory that the origin of life may have been assisted by a supply of key molecules created in space and brought to Earth by comet and meteor...

Niacin prices going up

Niacin prices going up

By Dominique Patton

Swiss chemicals group Lonza is increasing the prices of its niacin
and niacinamide by between 10-12 per cent to absorb higher costs
for raw materials, energy and transportation, it said yesterday.


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