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Sources: Whole grains, legumes, spinach, beef
RDA: 1.2mg for adults
Description: Vitamin B1 is a water soluble vitamin that is involved in ATP synthesis for energy production. It is also needed for proper function of the heart, gastro-intestinal tract, and for nerve impulse transmission. A deficiency can cause beriberi which affects the cardio-vascular system, digestive system, muscular system, and can cause dementia. Requirements are increased by strenuous exercise, illness, and coffee consumption. No toxic effects were noted from large doses of thiamine.
Find foods (no breakfast cereals) that have highest amounts of Vitamin B1 per gram.
Find foods (no breakfast cereals) that have highest amounts of Vitamin B1 per Calorie.
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