Supplement Database: Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)

Vitamin B1 (Thiamine) Explained

What is Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)?

A naturally occurring compound found in meat and fish, often used as a supplement to enhance athletic performance.

Benefits of Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)

Supports energy production and glucose metabolism; necessary for nerve conduction and neurotransmitter synthesis; protects against oxidative stress.

Drawbacks of Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)?

Deficiency can lead to beriberi, a condition characterized by fatigue, muscle weakness, and neurological problems; excessive intake is generally well-tolerated but may cause minor side effects such as nausea or flushing.