Vitamin B1 (thiamine) belongs to the B complex group.It is crystal compound, soluble in water and alcohol, and in nature can be found in a free state.
Vitamin B1 can be found in yeast, cereals, potatoes, nuts, fish, meat, dairy products, leguminous vegetables, green tea and corn silk.
Vitamin B1, or thiamine, has beneficial effects on the nervous system, it is necessary for the functioning of cells of the nervous and cardiovascular system, which provides energy, relieves pain, stimulates growth, fertility, lactation and digestion.
This vitamin stimulates the metabolism of carbohydrates, inhibits blood sugar and increases insulin activity.
It maintains heart and blood vessels health, stimulates growth and appetite, and has a mild diuretic effect.
Signs of a deficiency include numbness and muscle cramps, feeling of weakness, depression, irritability, forgetfulness.
The excessive use of this vitamin does not cause any consequences, because it is soluble in water, and the excess is excreted through urine and sweat.