About Vitamin b3 (niacin)
What is vitamin B3 (niacin)?
Vitamin B3 or niacin is important for breaking down and using energy from food. Vitamin B1 also contributes to the health and function of the nervous system, skin and digestive system. Food high in vitamin B3 includes lean meats, fish, eggs, legumes and whole grains. A vitamin B3 deficiency may lead to pellagra. Symptoms of pellagra include diarrhoea, skin problems and dementia.
Why take the test?
This test measures the level of vitamin B3 and can be used to detect a vitamin B3 deficiency or toxicity.
How it works
Order your kit
Just order a test online and get your kit delivered right to you door. Your kit contains everything you need for the test.
Take your test and post
Follow our simple instructions to take your sample and post back the enclosed prepaid envelope to our accredited lab for processing. We also offer home or workplace visits by a qualified nurse.
Get results directly to your dashboard
You will receive an email notification from our medical team when your results are available on your secure personalised health dashboard.
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