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Is the niacin considered as an essential nutrient?

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Danielle Jones
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Yes

Niacin, also known as vitamin b3, is a nutrient required by the body that cannot be produced in volumes sufficient for healthy functioning and so must be supplemented through the diet.
Thus, it is considered an essential nutrient.

In brief: Yes

Niacin, also known as vitamin b3, is a nutrient required by the body that cannot be produced in volumes sufficient for healthy functioning and so must be supplemented through the diet.
Thus, it is considered an essential nutrient.
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Dr. Budi Bahureksa
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: No

Niacin is a vitamin.

In brief: No

Niacin is a vitamin.
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