FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD) is a coenzyme found in every living cell. But as we age, NAD levels decline. In 2004, Charles Brenner PhD discovered a unique and overlooked form of vitamin B3 (nicotinamide riboside) that is a natural precursor to NAD. Meaning it helps our cells maintain NAD and thereby supports cellular health.
Our key ingredient, Niagen™, is the patented name for nicotinamide riboside, and is shown to maintain NAD levels in blood for the maintenance of good health.
Tru Niagen is vegetarian and contains no animal byproducts and no artificial colors or flavors.
Yes, Tru Niagen is authorized for sale by Health Canada as a Natural Health Product (NHP) under NPN #80088977.
Yes, each lot of Tru Niagen undergoes thorough purity testing and is manufactured in the United States under GMPs (Good Manufacturing Practices) as set out by Health Canada. Tru Niagen has also received Certified for Sport® status from NSF International, a leading independent public health and safety organization.
Your experience with Tru Niagen may vary depending on your individual cellular needs. That’s because our bodies use NAD every day for basic functions like eating, breathing, sleeping, and drinking. No matter which benefits you experience, however, the science shows that Tru Niagen is hard at work on a cellular level. For best results, we recommend taking two capsules of Tru Niagen with a full glass of water every morning.
Our clinical trial showed side effects within the NR group as well as the placebo group, but no side effects were observed that were related to our product. As with any form of supplementation, if you experience any prolonged discomfort or side effects, discontinue use and consult your healthcare provider.
Our vegetarian capsule is made of hypromellose—a clear, transparent vegetarian alternative to gelatin.
Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD) is a coenzyme found in every living cell. It’s essential to every cell but especially to those with mitochondria. That’s because the mitochondria are “the powerhouse of the cell.” Meaning that like any other battery or energy resource, the mitochondria depend on an external power source to keep them charged. NAD is one of those sources, as it supports many biological functions including cellular energy production.
A naturally occurring, unique form of vitamin B3 known as nicotinamide riboside was first identified in the 1940s. This discovery came years after it was established that vitamin B3, in the common forms of niacin and niacinamide, could help prevent vitamin B3 deficiency.
Since that time, the role of nicotinamide riboside as a precursor to an essential coenzyme called NAD has been widely studied in the scientific community and become better understood. More than a decade of research has been conducted on nicotinamide riboside (NR) producing hundreds of research studies including a groundbreaking clinical study in 2016 proving Niagen (the patented form of NR), maintains NAD levels in blood. These positive results have inspired research around the world. There are at least 14 additional clinical trials underway exploring the potential benefits of Niagen, the key ingredient in Tru Niagen.
Tru Niagen is not intended for use by children. We recommend pregnant or nursing women to consult a physician. Tru Niagen should be used as directed.
No. While nicotinamide riboside and nicotine both contain nitrogen, they are otherwise completely unrelated. The two compounds do not share any physiological properties in the body.
Nicotinamide riboside is a unique form of vitamin B3 and a precursor to NAD. Nicotine is a highly addictive stimulant that comes from the tobacco plant.
Our key ingredient, Niagen, is a nature-identical, synthesized form of a unique vitamin B3 known as nicotinamide riboside (NR). It is identical structurally and functionally to naturally occurring NR found in trace amounts in milk.
Tru Niagen is the name of our product. Each capsule of Tru Niagen contains 125 mg of NIAGEN (nicotinamide riboside chloride) providing 110 mg of nicotinamide riboside (NR).