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10 Foods Rich in Niacin (B3)

Last updated on April 2, 2011

10 Foods Rich in NiacinNiacin, or vitamin B3, is essential for the body’s production of energy and processing of fats. Here are 10 foods rich in niacin.

Chicken
Chicken thigh meat contains 9.1 mg per cup or 46% of the RDA.

Tuna
Canned white tuna contains 20.5 mg per cup or 102% of the RDA.

Salmon
Atlantic salmon contains 10.1 mg per cup or 50% of the RDA.

Crimini Mushroom
Crimini mushrooms contains 3.3 mg per cup or 17% of the RDA.

Peanuts
Peanuts contain about 6.4 mg per cup or 32% of the RDA.

Bulgur
Bulgur contains 1.8 mg per cup or 9% of the RDA.

Barley
Pearled barley contains 9.2 mg per cup or 46% of the RDA.

Peas
Green peas contain 3.2 mg per cup or 16% of the RDA.

Squash
Squash contains 1.8 mg per cup or 9% of the RDA.

Asparagus
Asparagus contains 2 mg per cup or 10% of the RDA.

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