10 Foods Rich in Niacin (B3)
Posted on April 2, 2011
Niacin, or vitamin B3, is essential for the body’s production of energy and processing of fats. Here are 10 foods rich in niacin.
Chicken thigh meat contains 9.1 mg per cup or 46% of the RDA.
Canned white tuna contains 20.5 mg per cup or 102% of the RDA.
Atlantic salmon contains 10.1 mg per cup or 50% of the RDA.
Crimini mushrooms contains 3.3 mg per cup or 17% of the RDA.
Peanuts contain about 6.4 mg per cup or 32% of the RDA.
Bulgur contains 1.8 mg per cup or 9% of the RDA.
Pearled barley contains 9.2 mg per cup or 46% of the RDA.
Green peas contain 3.2 mg per cup or 16% of the RDA.
Squash contains 1.8 mg per cup or 9% of the RDA.
Asparagus contains 2 mg per cup or 10% of the RDA.