Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)

Author: Carla Fiscina
April 11, 2011

Health Benefits Of Vitamin B1Vitamin B1 also known as thiamine (or thiamin) is one of water-soluble herbal vitamins, one of the most important members of vitamin B complex. Our body is constantly in need of this vitamin because it helps in converting blood sugar into energy. In average, we have 25-30 mg of this vitamin stored in our body, mainly in kidneys, liver, brain and skeletal muscles. However, consuming the foods or beverages rich in caffeine, alcohol, sulfur and certain food-precessing additives causes thiamine loss, which can sometimes bring to vitamin B1 deficiency. Read the rest of this entry »