What is the recommended dosage of Vitamin B1 for an adult:
25 – 300mg
What is the molecular formula:
What is the scientific name: Thiamine
When was the vitamin discovered: 1910
What does Vitamin B1 do in the body (benefits):
Helps in carbohydrate metabolism and energy production. Required for normal nerve function.
What foods contain and are a good source of Vitamin B1:
What does a deficiency in Vitamin B1 cause:
Beriberi, Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome
What are the symptoms of Vitamin B1 deficiency:
Symptoms of this disease of the nervous system include:
weakness and pain in the limbs
periods of irregular heartbeat
Heart failure and death may occur in advanced cases.
What happens if you overdose on the vitamin:
Drowsiness or muscle relaxation with large doses.