135: How to Free the Niacin in Grains and Seeds

Chris Masterjohn Lite Episode 135

May 7, 2019
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Are your whole grains and seeds good sources of niacin? That depends on you prepare them!

Whole grains have 80-90% of their niacin locked up, and seeds have 40% of their niacin locked up. This episode covers how to free the bound niacin.

Here’s a massive 2-part podcast series I did on niacin with Alex Leaf, which has 52 scientific references:

Niacin Part 1: What It Is and Why You Need It

Niacin Part 2: Blood Tests, Foods, and Supplements

Here are other recent episodes on niacin:

Should You Inject Yourself With NAD+?


The Best Form of Niacin for Anti-Aging


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