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What's to be expected? might vitamin b3 reduce cholesterol?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 45 years experience
Yes: Vitamin b3 is better known as niacin. In large doses, it can lower cholesterol and raise the HDL ("good" cholesterol) but it's not as effective as a statin and the outcome data is not as convincing as a statin.
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