In an interview Dr. Andrew Saul co-author of the book, Niacin: The Real Story
discusses the effects of niacin deficiency in relation to violent crimes.
From the associated article on Mercola.com
A key point Dr. Saul brings up in the full interview is that certain people have what Dr. Hoffer referred to as niacin dependency, meaning they need more niacin on a regular basis. Essentially, they’re beyond deficient—they’re dependent on high-doses of niacin in order to remain well. This particularly appears to be the case with mental disorders.
You can read the full transcript of the interview here.
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