Niacin, niacinamide, nicotinamide riboside, nicotinamide mononucleotide, oh my! 🙉
Which form should you take for anti-aging? In this episode, I recommend nicotinamide riboside (NR). It’s better at increase NAD+ levels than niacin or niacinamide. It’s probably equal to nicotinamide mononucleotide (NMN), but NMN hasn’t been studied as well. NMN is probably absorbed as NR anyway, and might have lower absorption if your intestines are damaged.
Tune in for the details of why I’m making this recommendation.
Also, stay tuned for the next episode on how to use NR safely, or, use the links below to get the safety details in my long-form niacin podcast.
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