Food that contains a lot of niacin
LIST OF RICH FOODS IN VITAMIN B3 OR NIACIN
Brown rice is rich in vitamin B3 or niacin
Sesame seeds have a lot of vitamin B3 or niacin
Peanuts contain a lot of vitamin B3 or niacin
Melons are one of the fruits that contains more vitamin B3 or niacin
Foods of animal origin that contains a lot of niacin
Among the animal foods with niacin we will highlight:
Fish, especially oily fish (salmon, sardine, mackerel, tuna etc)
Vegetarian food that contains a lot of niacin
Brewer’s yeast: It is the richest food in niacin
Whole grains: Especially wheat germ, brown rice, wild rice, barley, millet, quinoa, amaranth and buckwheat, but also in other whole grains such as whole wheat, oats, corn, etc.
Wholegrain cereal products: wholegrain rice flour, buckwheat flour, rice bran, cornmeal, wholemeal bread, crackers, etc.
Seeds: Sesame seeds are very rich in niacin. Other seeds rich in niacin are sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds,
Nuts: Especially raw peanuts. It also highlights peanut butter, and almonds but also chestnuts, macadamias, Brazil nuts, pistachios, hazelnuts, nuts, etc.
Fruits: The niacin content of fresh fruit or fruit juices is lower than that of the previous groups, although quite high with respect to the content of other B vitamins contained in the fruits. Among the richest foods within this group we have avocados. They also include melons, mangoes, apricots, oranges, nectarines, bananas, cherries, blackcurrants, raspberries, grapes and grape juice. Other fruits with important amounts are dried fruits: dried peaches, dried pears, dates, dried figs, prunes, etc.
Legumes: Especially lentils, beans, beans, soybeans, peas but also in soybean meal and soy milk
Vegetables: The content of vegetables is, in general, quite low compared to previous foods. Among the richest foods within this group we have potatoes. Other foods with higher amounts inside the vegetables are the asparagus, the yam the carrots, the chicory, the winter squashes, the tomato juice,
Niacin in mushrooms
Mushrooms are also rich in vitamin B, especially vitamin B3 or niacin and riboflavin (Vitamin B2)
* Related information: Niacin toxicity
VITAMINS OF GROUP B
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22 April, 2019