Vitamin B3 (niacin, nicotinic acid, nicotinamide) is part of the vitamin B complex. Previously it was thought that there was only one B vitamin.
Vitamin B3 plays an important role in the energy supply of cells and in the functioning of the nervous system. Also, it is important for a healthy skin.
Niacin (vitamin B3) is important for the energy supply. Also plays a role in the production of fatty acids in the body. Niacin can be present as nicotinic acid or nicotinamide. Niacin is found in meat, fish, wholegrain cereals, vegetables and potatoes.