Vitamin B3
peppers: a dietary source of Vitamin B3

Vitamin B3

There are eight types of B vitamins, which have their own individual function. Vitamin B3 is a water-soluble vitamin; it is also known as nicotinamide or niacinamide, niacin and nicotinic acid. Absorption of niacin primarily occurs in the small intestine1.

What are the dietary sources of vitamin B3?

Nicotinamide and niacin can be found in many foods, including vegetables, fruits, grains, nuts, milk and eggs.2

What are the benefits of Vitamin B3 for the skin

Niacin contributes to the maintenance of normal skin3 and is a crucial factor in homeostasis of skin and mucous membrane.4

Other Benefits include:

  • Niacin contributes to normal psychological function
  • Niacin contributes to normal energy-yielding metabolism
  • Niacin contributes to normal functioning of the nervous system
  • Niacin contributes to the maintenance of normal mucous membranes
  • Niacin contributes to the reduction of tiredness and fatigue