What are the sources of niacin (vitamin B3)?

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Michael T. Murray, ND
Naturopathic Medicine

Rich food sources of niacin (vitamin B3) as nicotinic acid include liver and other organ meats, eggs, fish, and peanuts. All of these foods are also rich sources of tryptophan. Good sources of niacin include legumes and whole grains (except corn).


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