Vitamin B1 and their sources

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PostJamesbond on 4th March 2013, 2:21 pm

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.
Most fruits and vegetables are not a significant source of thiamine.

Nutrient - Daily Amount Needed
• 1.2 mg for adult males and 1.1 mg for women - 1.5 mg if lactating.
• Children need .6 to .9 mg of B1/thiamine per day.


Fruit Sources:

Most legumes do not contain a significant amount of Vitamin A

Vegetable Sources:
Asparagus, Brussels Sprouts, Butternut Squash, Corn, French Beans, Lima Beans, Okra, Parsnips, Peas, Potatoes, Spirulina, Sweet Potato.

Nut/Grain 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

Meat/Protein Sources:
Beef, Cows Milk, Catfish, Herring, Salmon, Tuna, Goat Milk, Pork, Soy Beans, Soy Milk, Lowfat Yogurt, Roast Duck, Bacon, Pork Sausage, Ground Chicken

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