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Exports energy from food source
- Breaks down carbohydrates and fatty acids
- Steady growth
- Maintains proper muscle, skin tone and hair growth
- Maintains equilibrium in the brain
- Absorbs alcohol
IN THE BODY
A daily intake of Thiamin is crucial to maintain a balanced system.
Depression, loss of intelligence, tired all the time, cramps,
upset stomach and perhaps beriberi, which can lead to paralysis.
If you are a heavy drinker, you could be suffering from a lack of
Nuts, fish, whole grains.
- Women 1.2 mg
- Men 1.1 mg
- When Pregnant: 1.4 mg
- When breast feeding 1.5 mg
If there is an excess intake of Thiamin in the human body, the
effects could be irritability, hyperthyroidism,
headaches and the inability to sleep.
Alcohol blocks Thiamin from being absorbed by the body. If you
are lacking the proper amount of Thiamin,
consumption of indomethacin, anticonvulsants, antacids or diuretics
can help balance you out.
If you are having problems with digestion or chronic fatigue,
Thiamin supplements can be used to correct the
disorders. It is also used when dealing with people over the
age of 65 who might have trouble maintaining
proper vitamin intake.
Go to Vitamins & Minerals Index Page