The Vitamin Cure for Alcoholism: Orthomolecular Treatment of Addictions
by Abram Hoffer & Andrew W. Saul
Alcohol kills bacteria (as well as human cells). Alcoholics are killing off their "workforce" that create Vitamin B3 for them.
"B vitamins are synthesized by plants, yeasts, and bacteria, but not by mammals, mammals must acquire B vitamins from dietary or microbial sources, such as the intestinal microbiota."
Metabolism of Dietary and Microbial Vitamin B Family in the Regulation of Host Immunity
Food Matters: You are what you eat. Let Thy Food Be Thy Medicine
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