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Vitamin B-1 (Thiamin)

Functions of vitamin B-1 (Thiamin)

 

·         It plays a key role in the metabolism of carbohydrates to generate energy

·         Is essential for the normal functioning and health of the nervous system

·         It is used in the manufacture of hydrochloric acid, and thus assist in the digestion process

·         Stabilizes the appetite

·         Promote growth and good muscle tone

·         Assist with memory and learning

 

Deficiency symptoms of vitamin B-1 (Thiamin)

 

·         Weakness and feeling tired

·         Mental depression, irritability and forgetfulness

·         Constipation

·         Edema and enlarged liver

·         Muscle pain

·         Loss of appetite and weight

People with an increased risk of vitamin B-1 (Thiamin) deficiency

 

·         Heavy drinkers

·         Smokers

·         Pregnant woman

·         Woman on the pill

·         People suffering from depression or anxiety

·         People suffering from infection

 

Food sources of vitamin B-1 (Thiamin)

 

·         Lean pork

·         Seafood

·         Sunflower seeds

·         Peanuts

·         Wheat bran / all whole grain products i.e. bread and cereals

·         Beans

 

Best results if used with:

 

·         B group vitamins

·         Manganese

 

Recommended dietary allowance for vitamin B-1 (Thiamin)

 

·         Adult male                           1.2 milligrams

·         Adult female                        1.1 milligrams

·         Children (under 8)                 0.6 milligrams

 

Biozest supply vitamin B-1:        0.8 milligrams per 500 ml ready to drink

  

Toxicity symptoms of vitamin B-1 (Thiamin)

 

·         Toxic side effects is uncommon

 

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