Niacin (vitamin B3)

Updated: Jul 16, 2019


Why is Niacin (vitamin B3) necessary?

  • Important for brain function

  • Energy production

  • Helps balance blood sugar

  • Helps with digestion

  • Helps with inflammation

  • Helps to lower cholesterol levels

What are the signs of a deficiency?

  • Nausea

  • Poor memory

  • Fatigue

  • Anxiety

  • Insomnia

  • Headaches

  • Diarrhoea

  • Depression

  • Skin and mouth lesions

Top Foods

  • Mushrooms

  • Asparagus

  • Tomatoes

  • Cabbage

  • Avocado 

  • Courgettes

  • Squash

  • Sunflower seeds

  • Salmon

  • Mackerel

  • Chicken

  • Turkey

High Risk Factors

  • Alcohol

  • Antibiotics

  • Caffeinated drinks

  • Birth control pills

  • Poor diet

Caution: Please make sure you have a balanced diet, if you are not sure feel free to get in contact. If you are worried about any of your symptoms please consult with a medical doctor.

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