Vitamin B-1 - Thiamine
Assists in production of blood formation, carbohydrate metabolism, and affects energy levels in the body.
Carbohydrate metabolism appetite regulation, important in nervous system and growth
Baked Potato, Beef kidney/liver, Brewer's yeast, Flour; rye and whole grain, Garbanzo beans (chickpeas), Dried Ham, Kidney beans, Dried Navy beans, Dried Orange juice, Oranges, Oysters, Peanuts, Peas, Raisins, Rice, brown and raw, Wheat germ, Whole-grain products.
Symptoms include fatigue, depression, decreased mental functioning, muscle cramps, nausea, heart enlargement, and eventually beriberi. Alcoholics are at increased risk of a deficiency.
Deficiency Occurs in
Recommended Daily Intakes
- Most commonly found in alcoholics
- People with Malabsorption conditions
- Those eating a very poor diet
- Also common in children with congenital heart disease
- People with chronic fatigue syndrome
- Individuals undergoing regular kidney dialysis
- Men : 1.2 mg
- Women: 1.1 mg
- Pregnancy: 1.4 mg
- Lactation: 1.5 mg