vitamin B1


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vitamin B1

[′vīd·ə·mən ¦bē¦wən]
(biochemistry)
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Other studies have shown a reduction in primary dysmenorrhea using fish oils as has vitamin B1.
Vitamin B1 is found in a wide variety of foods including watermelon, cereal grains, oatmeal, potatoes and eggs.
Watermelon is rich in the B vitamins like Vitamin B1 and B6 necessary for energy production and a good source of thiamine, potassium and magnesium which protect our body from so many diseases.
Editor's Note: Vitamin B1 has particular relevance to muscle, blood, cardiovascular, and neurologic functions, and higher vitamin B6 intake and plasma concentrations may reduce elevated homocysteine levels, thereby lowering the risk of premature death due to conditions associated with hyperhomocysteinemia.
Vitamin B1 is also known as thiamin and is found in most types of food.
Small clinical trials of diabetics have also found that taking vitamin B1 supplements could reduce kidney disease, which is a complication of the condition.
Scientists from Bristol University, who carried out the experiment in mice, also suggested that a derivative of vitamin B1, called benfotiamine, speeds up the healing of tissue following heart damage, reports the Daily Express.
Vitamin B1 and B7 promote healthy nerves; B2 is responsible for the insulation of the nerves while B3 plays a role in nervous system function.
They are also the richest food source of vitamin B1 and may help to reduce heart disease risk.
Patch is offering an insect repellent patch that uses vitamin B1 and aloe to fight bugs instead of a high dose of chemicals.
8 KIDNEY BEANS Deficiency in vitamin B1 (thiamin), found high amounts in kidney beans, can result in poor memory.
The new product, which contains vitamin B1, helps reduce the risk of beriberi and Wernicke's encephalopathy in IV nutritional support.