Niacin, Nicotinic acid equiv formerly known as (B3)
EU RDA (1) Per Day
European Union Recommended Daily Amounts for Nutritional Labelling of Food Products.
Meat, poultry, fish, fortified cereals, peanuts, potatoes, dairy products, eggs.
Involved in carbohydrate, protein and fat metabolism.
Skin disorders, diarrhoea, indigestion, general fatigue.
Nicotinic acid form should be taken only under doctor's care.
Roast or grill beef, veal, lamb and poultry. Cook potatoes in minimal water.
Did you know?
Niacin is formed in the body by converting an amino acid found in proteins.
EU RDA - European Union Recommended Daily Amounts. These are the values used for vitamins for the nutritional labelling of food products.
EU RDA - Directive, 90/496/EEC, 1990.
Also information from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the American Institute for Cancer Research, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
(1) EU RDA - European Union Recommended Daily Amounts for Nutritional Labelling of Food Products.
(2) Safe intake per day.
(3) There is no EU RDA for vitamin K.
(4) Note that some vitamins in large or very large excess could produce toxic symptoms. Always keep to the recommended dosage as advised by your doctor or medical advisor.
European Food Information Council