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Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Vitamin B1 (thiamine)

Okay, now comes the B group of vitamins. Starting with Vitamin B1. What roles does this particular vitamin plays in our health? Let's check it out:-
  • Promotes growth.
  • Essential for protein metabolism.
  • Anti beri-beri.
  • Anti-neuritic.
  • Anti-aging.
  • Promotes heart muscles and stimulates brain action.
  • Aids digestion and metabolism of carbohydrate.
  • Improves perilstalsis.
  • Prevents constipation.
  • Maintains red blood cells count.
  • Improves circulation and prevents edema.
Insufficient amount of B1 in our diets may lead to beri-beri, tingling/loss of sensation in limbs, weakness,  congestive heart failure, lack of urinary control and mental disturbances. In rare cases, it could cause permanent brain damage and severe heart disease.


soya beans

green leafy veggies

YK Bee pollen

JH Soya protein

Unpolished brown rice
Above is some of the sources where we can obtain our daily needs of Vitamin B1. Where else contains Vitamin B1;-
  • brewer's yeast.
  • Wheat germ and wheat bran.
  • Seeds,nuts and nut butter.
  • Soy beans.
  • Beet and potatoes.
  • Whole grain cereals (wheat,oats and rice)
  • Milk and milk products.

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