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What foods are good sources of niacin?

Dr. Rovenia Brock, PhD
Nutrition & Dietetics
Good sources of niacin include beef, poultry and fish as well as whole wheat bread, peanuts and lentils.
Enas Shakkour
Nutrition & Dietetics

Niacin is found in a variety of foods. Animal sources include liver, chicken, salmon, beef, and eggs. Niacin is also found in whole grain products and legumes. Carrots, broccoli, asparagus, tomatoes, dates, avocados, and leafy green vegetables are good sources of niacin. Nuts are also a good source of niacin.

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