Vitamin B1 benefits are many as we will discover further down the page. Vitamin B1 is also known as Thiamine or Thiamin and is present in many foods.
But cooking and any kind of heating of foods destroys the vitamin, as vitamin B1 is a water soluble vitamin and it dissolves in the water.
Vitamin B1 is a water-soluble vitamin as are all the vitamins in the B complex. Water soluble vitamins dissolve in water and are stored in the body in limited amounts and any excess is excreted in the urine.
To ensure you maximise the vitamin B1 benefits you need to include this vitamin in your daily diet.
Vitamin B1 benefits include:
Vitamin B1 is found in many foods and the table below indicates the food source, the serving size and the amount of vitamin B1 in the serving.
Vitamin B1 information regarding the dose as set by the RDA (The Recommended Dietary Allowance) is:
Vitamin B1 1.1mg per day for women
Vitamin B1 1.2 mg per day for men
The RDA is set to prevent deficiency and not achieve optimal health and therefore this should only be used as a guideline as a minimum vitamin B1 requirement.
There is no toxicity level for vitamin B1.
If you experience any of the following symptoms on a regular basis you may want to consider increasing your vitamin B1 intake or even monitoring the amount of vitamin B1 you are consuming from your diet.
Vitamin B1 information is to help you understand why your body needs it and how much you need.
Additional vitamin B1 information - Please Note!
You should never take a single vitamin supplement in isolation without taking a multi vitamin as a single supplement of a vitamin can cause a depletion of other nutrients.
If you take a vitamin B1 supplement you must also take a multi vitamin supplement with it.
Wishing you vibrant health!
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