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Niacin (B3)

Niacin (B3) helps maintain healthy skin and nerves and it helps lower cholesterol levels. Vitamin B3, niacin, (also called vitamin PP) is a water-soluble vitamin so it must be regularly consumed through food. It plays an essential role in the functioning of cellular respiration, blood circulation and the nervous system. It also protects the skin and promotes food digestion.

Dietary supplement

You can use a dietary supplement of Niacin (B3) if you think your diet lacks this nutrient.

A popular form of Vitamin B3 without the often uncomfortable feeling known as "Niacin Flush".

Use the list below to check if your diet has enough Niacin (B3) intake.

Food high in Niacin (B3)

This list shows food that are top sources of Niacin (B3) and the quantity of Niacin (B3) in 100g of food

Food
Fruit Vegetables Meat Dairy Eggs Bread Superfood Legumes Cereals Nuts and Seeds Seafood Other Spices and Herbs
Macronutrients Carbohydrate Fat Protein Water Fiber
Vitamins Thiamin (B1) Riboflavin (B2) Niacin (B3) Pantothenic Acid (B5) Pyridoxine (B6) Folate (B9) Cobalamine (B12) Ascorbic Acid (C) Vitamin A Vitamin K Vitamin E Vitamin D
Minerals Calcium (Ca) Iron (Fe) Magnesium (Mg) Phosphorus (P) Potassium (K) Sodium (Na) Zinc (Zn) Copper (Cu) Manganese (Mn) Iodine (I) Selenium (Se) Fluoride (F)
Amino acids Arginine Histidine Lysine Aspartic Acid Glutamic Acid Serine Threonine Asparagine Glutamine Cysteine Selenocysteine Glycine Proline Alanine Isoleucine Leucine Methionine Phenylalanine Tryptophan Tyrosine Valine