What is thiamin?
Thiamin (vitamin B1) functions as a coenzyme in the metabolism of carbohydrates and branched-chain amino acids.

What happens if I have a deficiency in thiamin?
Early stages of thiamin deficiency may be accompanied by non-specific symptoms that may be overlooked. The signs are anorexia, weight loss and neurological impairements.

What happens if I have excess thiamin?
Excess thiamin intake from food is not associated with any health risk. This does not mean there is no potential for adverse effects resulting from high intake.


Source: DRI for Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Folate, Vitamin B12, Pantothenic Acid, Biotin, and Choline (1998)

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