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Vitamin B1 (Thiamin)
By James F. Balch, M.D. and Mark Stengler, N.D.
 
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Function: Energy metabolism (carbohydrate metabolism), neurological activity, brain and heart function

Sources: Pork, beef, liver, brewer's yeast, whole grains, brown rice, legumes

Optimal Intake: 5 to 10 mg

Deficiency Signs: Beriberi, a condition characterized by fatigue, anorexia, weight loss, gastrointestinal disorders, fluid retention, weakness, heart abnormalities, stunted growth, cyanosis, convulsions, poor memory

Toxicity: None reported

 
 
 
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