Niacin (Water Soluble)Function
Helps in the functioning of the digestive system, skin, and nerves. It is also important in energy metabolism.
Large doses of niacin can cause liver damage, peptic ulcers, and skin rashes.
A deficiency of niacin causes pellagra. The symptoms include inflamed skin, digestive problems, and mental impairment.
Enriched whole-grain cereals, chicken, fish, beef liver, veal, rice,
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This brief and partial description is provided for information purposes only. Vitamin and mineral descriptions may not list all symptoms of overconsumption or deficiency. Please consult your doctor for more information. Source: MedlinePlus, Mayo Clinic