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Niacin and Panthothenic acid   cat-item-58


Water soluble vitamins that are required to maintain the integrity of the hair, skin, and nervous system. A deficiency may exhibit as loss of appetite, dermatitis and alternating diarrhea and constipation. While the B vitamin niacin is present at high levels in most grains, unless properly treated, most of the niacin in these ingredients is in a bound form and hence unavailable to the pet. For this reason, most manufacturers supplement their diets with one of these two forms of niacin. It helps process protein, carbohydrates, and fat and promotes healthy nervous and brain function.

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