Top Meats High in Niacin (Vit B3)

About Meats and Niacin (Vit B3)

There are quite a number of meats rich in niacin, and most of this list will provide a significant portion of your recommended daily values.

Some of the highest niacin meats include anchovy, chicken breast, turkey, salmon, chicken, trout, sausage, canned tuna, beef and pork. Other niacin rich meats are ham, clams, spam, crab meat, shrimp and bacon.

We calculated the top meats for niacin by both their common measurement as well as in 200 calories, including by gender daily requirements. Here are the details for top 16 meats highest in niacin .

Food nutritional data is sourced from USDA and NIH. [3][4]

Adult Female DV Adult Male DV

Anchovy (raw)

image of anchovy

In 1 ounce, anchovy has 4mg of niacin, or about 28% of daily values for women and 25% for men.
Niacin (Vit B3)
4mg in
1 ounce (28.333333333333g)
21mg in
200 Calories (153g)
28%
25%
150%
130%
Complete nutrition for Anchovy

Chicken Breast (cooked)

image of chicken breast

1 cup of chicken breast contains 19mg of niacin, or about 140% of daily values for women and 120% for men.
Niacin (Vit B3)
19mg in
1 cup (140g)
17mg in
200 Calories (121g)
140%
120%
120%
100%
Complete nutrition for Chicken Breast

Turkey (cooked)

image of turkey

In 1 lb, turkey has 43mg of niacin, or about 310% of daily values for women and 270% for men.
Niacin (Vit B3)
43mg in
1 lb (453.6g)
10mg in
200 Calories (106g)
310%
270%
72%
63%
Complete nutrition for Turkey

Salmon (raw)

image of salmon

1 ounce of salmon contains 2.3mg of niacin, or about 16% of daily values for women and 14% for men.
Niacin (Vit B3)
2.3mg in
1 ounce (28.333333333333g)
13mg in
200 Calories (157g)
16%
14%
90%
79%
Complete nutrition for Salmon

Chicken (ground)

image of chicken

In 1 ounce, chicken has 2mg of niacin, or about 14% of daily values for women and 13% for men.
Niacin (Vit B3)
2mg in
1 ounce (28.333333333333g)
7.5mg in
200 Calories (106g)
14%
13%
54%
47%
Complete nutrition for Chicken

Trout (cooked)

image of trout

1 small trout contains 7.7mg of niacin, or about 55% of daily values for women and 48% for men.
Niacin (Vit B3)
7.7mg in
1 small (113g)
6.6mg in
200 Calories (98g)
55%
48%
47%
42%
Complete nutrition for Trout

Sausage (cooked)

image of sausage

In 1 link, sausage has 5.5mg of niacin, or about 39% of daily values for women and 34% for men.
Niacin (Vit B3)
5.5mg in
1 link (87g)
3.9mg in
200 Calories (62g)
39%
34%
28%
24%
Complete nutrition for Sausage

Canned Tuna

image of canned tuna

1 ounce of canned tuna contains 1.6mg of niacin, or about 12% of daily values for women and 10% for men.
Niacin (Vit B3)
1.6mg in
1 ounce (28.35g)
9.1mg in
200 Calories (156g)
12%
10%
65%
57%
Complete nutrition for Canned Tuna

Beef (ground)

image of beef

In 1 ounce, beef has 1.3mg of niacin, or about 9% of daily values for women and 8% for men.
Niacin (Vit B3)
1.3mg in
1 ounce (28.333333333333g)
3.3mg in
200 Calories (72g)
9%
8%
23%
20%
Complete nutrition for Beef

Pork (ground)

image of pork

1 ounce of pork contains 1.2mg of niacin, or about 9% of daily values for women and 7% for men.
Niacin (Vit B3)
1.2mg in
1 ounce (28.333333333333g)
2.8mg in
200 Calories (67g)
9%
7%
20%
18%
Complete nutrition for Pork

Ham

image of ham

In 1 ounce, ham has 1.2mg of niacin, or about 8% of daily values for women and 7% for men.
Niacin (Vit B3)
1.2mg in
1 ounce (28.35g)
3.2mg in
200 Calories (76g)
8%
7%
23%
20%
Complete nutrition for Ham

Clams (cooked)

image of clams

1 ounce of clam contains 0.95mg of niacin, or about 7% of daily values for women and 6% for men.
Niacin (Vit B3)
0.95mg in
1 ounce (28.333333333333g)
4.5mg in
200 Calories (135g)
7%
6%
32%
28%
Complete nutrition for Clams

Spam

image of spam

In 1 ounce, spam has 0.89mg of niacin, or about 6% for adults.
Niacin (Vit B3)
0.89mg in
1 ounce (28g)
2.2mg in
200 Calories (68g)
6%
6%
15%
14%
Complete nutrition for Spam

Crab Meat

image of crab meat

1 cup of crab meat contains 3.7mg of niacin, or about 26% of daily values for women and 23% for men.
Niacin (Vit B3)
3.7mg in
1 cup (135g)
6.6mg in
200 Calories (241g)
26%
23%
47%
41%
Complete nutrition for Crab Meat

Shrimp (raw)

image of shrimp

1 medium shrimp has 0.11mg of niacin, or about 1% for adults.
Niacin (Vit B3)
0.11mg in
1 medium (6g)
5mg in
200 Calories (282g)
1%
1%
36%
31%
Complete nutrition for Shrimp

Bacon (cooked)

image of bacon

1 ounce of bacon contains 0.21mg of niacin, or about 1% for adults.
Niacin (Vit B3)
0.21mg in
1 ounce (28.333333333333g)
0.16mg in
200 Calories (22g)
1%
1%
1%
1%
Complete nutrition for Bacon


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