Also known as “Morale Vitamin” due to its good effects on the central nervous system.
Available in thiamin hydrochloride and thiamin nitrate form as supplement.
liver and yeast – highest source of Vitamin B1.
Other sources: pork, fish, alfalfa, asgaragus, beets, broccoli, brussel sprouts, kelp,
parsley, potatoes, watercress, plums, beans, nuts, sunflower seeds, egg yolk, fortified
bread, pasta, cereals, brown rice, wheat germ and whole grains.
* Essential in energy production carbohydrates metabolism.
* Essential for proper and healthy brain and nervous system functions.
* Prevents developing neurological diseases such as epilepsy and multiple sclerosis.
* Improves symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease, cognitive and memory functions and other
* Prevents depression, stress or fatigue and irritability.
* Promotes good muscle tone (intestines, stomach and heart).
* Promotes normal heart functions.
* Promotes good blood circulation.
* Prevents numbness of excremities (hands and feet) and tingling sensation.
* Participates in blood production
* Promotes normal intestinal peristalsis and digestion.
* Beri-beri – muscle wasting, weight loss, emotional disturbances
* Digestive disorders; abdominal pain, constipation
* Heart failure
* Korsakoff syndrome – irreversible psychosis: amnesia, confabulation
* Loss of appetite
* Leg cramps and edema (swelling)
* Mental symptoms: irritability, insomnia, depression
* Muscle weakness
* Slow or irregular heartbeat
* Wernicke encephalophathy – impaired sensory perception
SUPPLEMENTS RICH IN VITAMIN B1: