vitamin B1


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vitamin B1

n
(Biochemistry) another name for thiamine
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Noun1.vitamin B1 - a B vitamin that prevents beriberivitamin B1 - a B vitamin that prevents beriberi; maintains appetite and growth
B complex, B vitamin, B-complex vitamin, vitamin B, vitamin B complex, B - originally thought to be a single vitamin but now separated into several B vitamins
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2 They are loaded with vitamins and minerals, including potassium, folate, iron, vitamin B1, and magnesium - all of which are important to heart health.
Terri-Ann's diet tips to boost your mood Thiamine (Vitamin B1) Found in flaxseeds, wholegrain bread, eggs and peas, thiamine is thought to play a role in mood regulation and could help prevent unwanted dips.
These nutrients are not limited to protein, but also potassium, vitamin B1, sulphur, fat, calcium, magnesium, carbohydrates, zinc, copper, vitamin A, E and C, manganese, fibre and more.
Beri beri is a Vitamin B1 (thiamine) deficiency condition which affects almost all physiological functions like the nervous system, heart, vasculature, and liver.
The cat food was recalled for possible low levels of thiamine (Vitamin B1).
As examples, vitamin E has been shown to induce cell-cycle arrest and apoptosis (programmed cell death) in human pancreatic cancer cells, and vitamin B1 has been shown to increase caspase-3 activity (involved in apoptosis) and decrease pancreatic cell proliferation.
'Vitamin B1 (thiamine) levels decreased by 17.1 per cent; average Vitamin B2 (riboflavin) by 16.6 per cent; average Vitamin B5 (pantothenic acid) by 12.7 per cent; and average Vitamin B9 (folate) by 30.3 per cent,' said the report.
3 GOOSEBERRIES contain small amounts of essential vitamins such as pyridoxine (vitamin B6), pantothenic acid (vitamin B5), folates and thiamine (vitamin B1).
"Vitamin B1 (thiamine) levels decreased by 17.1 percent; average Vitamin B2 (riboflavin) by 16.6 percent; average Vitamin B5 (pantothenic acid) by 12.7 percent; and average Vitamin B9 (folate) by 30.3 percent," said the report.
When vitamin B1 is lacking in the diet, serious health problems may occur.
Flaxseeds are a nutritionally dense form of food, rich in fatty acids, magnesium, vitamin B1 (thiamine) and protein.
Figs are a source of vitamin A, vitamin B1, vitamin B2, calcium, manganese, sodium, iron, phosphorus and chlorine.