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Health Benefits and Sources of Vitamins B1 | Thiamine

Daily Amount Needed
  • 1.2 mg for adult males.
  • 1.1 mg for women - 1.5 mg if lactating.
  • Children need .6 to .9 mg of B1/thiamine per day.
Benefits
  • Vitamin B1/thiamine is important in the production of energy. 
  • It helps the body cells convert carbohydrates into energy.
  • It is also essential for the functioning of the heart, muscles, and nervous system. Not getting enough thiamine can leave one fatigued and weak.
  • Note: Most fruits and vegetables are not a significant source of thiamine.
Fruit Sources
  • Avocado
  • Boysenberries
  • Breadfruit
  • Cherimoya
  • Dates
  • Grapes
  • Guava
  • Loganberries
  • Mango
  • Orange
  • Pineapple
  • Pomegranate
  • Watermelon
Vegetable Sources
  • Asparagus
  • Brussels Sprouts
  • Butternut Squash
  • Corn
  • French Beans
  • Lima Beans
  • Okra
  • Parsnips
  • Peas
  • Potatoes
  • Spirulina
  • Sweet Potato
Nut Sources
  • Brazil Nuts
  • Buckwheat
  • Cashews
  • Chestnuts
  • Flax Seed
  • Filberts/Hazelnuts
  • Macadamia Nuts
  • Millet
  • Oats
  • Peanuts
  • Pecans
  • Pine Nuts/Pignolias
  • Pistachios
  • Quinoa
  • Rice Brown
  • Rye
  • Spelt
  • Wheat - Durum
  • Wheat - Hard Red
  • Wheat - Hard White

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