Definitions for "vitamin B1"
a B vitamin (C12H17N4OS)Cl that prevents beriberi and maintains appetite and growth. Same as thiamine.
Essential for metabolizing sugar, carbohydrates and fats. It is also essential for the liberation of energy and disposal of pyruvic acid. Maintains digestion, nervous system, circulatory and endocrine systems.
Vitamin B1 is primarily used as a co-factor for energy metabolism. It is necessary for normal growth and development. Kidney, salmon, liver beans, yeast and vegetables.
As A Treatment"...The best sources include brewer's yeast, rice bran, wheatgerm, sunflower and sesame seeds, peanuts, millet, grains..."
Water Important in the functioning of nerves, muscles & heart Wheatgerm, bran, wholegrain or enriched cereals, wholemeal bread, brown rice, pasta, liver, kidney, pork, fish, beans, nuts & eggs
As A Treatment" Vitamin B1 is destroyed by heat, sugar, alcohol, smoking..."