Niacin and Niacinamide as Alternatives to NMN

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Information about aging was uploaded, triggered by the book "LIFESPAN: A World Without Age,"
I'm sure many people are interested in NMN.

Today we will take a closer look at MNM.

What is NMN?

Nicotinamide Mononucleotide Capsules
Is NMN the dream supplement?

NMN is an acronym for "nicotinamide mononucleotide." The correct English name is nicotinamide mononucleotide.

NMN is naturally produced in the body, but it is known that the ability to produce NMN decreases with age. This is thought to result in a decrease in NAD, an important coenzyme involved in various metabolisms, which causes damage to the cell nucleus and a decrease in mitochondrial activity, leading to aging.

Now, let's take a look at the substances that are involved in the production of NMN.

What are the surrounding substances from which NMN can be produced?

Product flow around niacinamide and NMN

The diagram above shows the process by which NMN is produced in the body. Niacinamide exists as a precursor to NMN, and tracing back further from NAD, we find niacin.

In other words, it is believed that if you take niacin or niacinamide supplements, NAD will continue to be produced without any problems.

I believe that instead of taking NMN supplements, which have become expensive due to patent fees, we can use cheaper niacin or niacinamide supplements instead.

How to take niacin

The structural formula of niacin and niacinamide

Niacin can cause a phenomenon called niacin flush, so first-time users should be cautious.

What is Niacin Flush?

Face is flushed and hot

Niacin has a vasodilatory effect. You may experience facial flushing, upper body heat, and itching. This is called a niacin flush.
We recommend starting with flush-free niacin or niacinamide.

Personally, just taking one tablet of non-flush-free niacin before going to bed left me waking up at night with a hot body and drenched in sweat.

Once you get used to it, the flushing almost disappears, but if you drink it again after a long time without drinking it, your face may get flushed.

It makes my head feel clear and I feel good, like after exercise, but it's a little scary, so it's safer to start with flush-free niacin.

Summary of NMN and Niacin

The structural formula of niacin and niacin tablets

Niacin is known in the orthomolecular world as a rejuvenating supplement, and considering the process by which it is produced in the body as described above, I thought that niacin or niacinamide could be a good substitute for NMN, but what do you think?

If anyone knows more about how NMN is produced in the body, please let me know about the differences between oral intake and in vivo reactions.

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