Thiamine is also known as vitamin B1. It has several important functions, including working with other B-group vitamins to help break down and release energy from food as well as keeping the nervous system healthy. The health benefits of B vitamins are many. The B vitamins play a key role in our bodies and contribute to maintaining our all-round health including hair and skin health, and a normal nervous system. Therefore we need to safeguard our daily intake of thiamine through a healthy balanced diet and by taking a supplement.

Foods Rich in B1

There are many natural ways to add thiamine-rich foods to an everyday diet. Food sources of thiamine include beef, liver, dried milk, nuts, oats, oranges, pork, eggs, seeds, legumes, peas and yeast.
Foods are also fortified with thiamine. Some foods that are often fortified with B1 are rice, pasta, breads, cereals and flour.

Why B1 and DCA?

Research in 2007 by University of Alberta found Brain, breast and lung tumors, shrank by an astounding 70 percent after just three weeks of using DCA.
Peripheral Neuropathy, a side effect of DCA (numbness and tingling in feet and hands) can be reversed by taking a supplement of B1 Thiamine.

B1 Deficiency

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Thiamine deficiency is fairly uncommon in developed countries, various factors may however increase your risk. Many people don’t realize that they have a deficiency, as many of the symptoms are subtle and often overlooked.
It’s believed that thiamine may not properly be absorbed by people who deal with the certain conditions/diseases.

Benefits of Vitamin B1

Vitamin B1 known as Thiamine or Thiamin is an important nutrient in the body. It’s benefits includes Boosting energy production, safeguarding the nerves, slowing the body aging process, stimulating digestion and enhancing memory.

It also helps to prevent Alzheimer’s Disease, improve appetite, boost body immunity, treat alcoholism and help you keep a positive mood. It can also help prevent eye problems.

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