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Vitamin B1

Vitamin B-1 for the Human Brain

Brain Gain

Vitamin B-1 is great for the brain and may help with depression and assist with memory and learning.

B-1 Health Benefits

Thiamin (B1) may enhance circulation, help with blood formation and the metabolism of carbohydrates. It is also required for the health of the nervous system and is used in the biosynthesis of a number of cell constituents, including the neurotransmitter acetylcholine and gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA). It is used in the manufacture of hydrochloric acid, and therefore plays a part in digestion.

In children it is required for growth and has shown some indication to assist in arthritis External Link, cataracts External Link as well as infertility.

Thiamin (Vitamin B-1) should be taken with the B group vitamins and manganese.

When taking alcohol, antacids and birth control pills or if you have hormone replacement therapy, you need to look at your thiamin intake. People suffering from depression or anxiety and those passing large volumes of urine, or suffering from an infection may all require more thiamin.

Sunflower seeds, peanuts, wheat bran, beef liver, pork, seafood, egg-yolk, beans all contain good amounts of thiamin.

Viamin-B1 Supplement

Source Naturals B-1 High Potency. A super B-1 high potency complex containing B vitamins in coenzyme form, which provides instant energy production.

Vitamin B-1 Supplement

Vitamin B complex is necessary for the health of nerves, skin, eyes and liver.

A highly processed "junk food" diet, excessive alcohol intake, and exhaustive exercise may increase the need for B-1.

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