Vitamin B1, also known as thiamine, has a number of benefits. The body uses it as part of the metabolic process. As such most of the problems related to a vitamin B1 deficiency revolve around having a poor metabolic rate. A thiamine deficiency can also lead to problems related to your emotional and mental state. There are plenty of health benefits of vitamin B1/thiamine. Here are just some of the best.
What Is the Recommended Daily Amount of Vitamin B1 – Thiamin ? (1)
What Are the Sources of Vitamin B1 – Thiamin ? (2)
Vitamin B1 or Thiamin is found in nuts, oats, oranges, pork, eggs, seeds, legumes, peas, fish, bread, green peas, pistachios, herring, spinach, squash, asparagus.
What Are Common Vitamin B1 – Thiamine Deficiency Symptoms (3) (4)?
The worst kind of vitamin B1 deficiency is a disease known as Wernicke Encephalopathy. It is a neurological condition that can affect your memory primarily but also affects other parts of the mind. Vitamin B1 deficiency also causes emotional disturbance such as night terrors and panic attacks, and has physical effects such as weight loss or elevated heart rate, general weakness, fatigue, headache, irritability, abdominal discomfort, muscle weakness, colitis, confusion, nerve damage and nerve inflammation. These can be caused because one of the primary uses of Vitamin B1, and indeed every other B-Vitamin, is converting food into energy.