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Dr. William Singer
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Thiamine (Overview)

Thiamine, also called Vitamin B1, is a nutrient that is necessary for metabolism.


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What foods should I avoid that have zinc and b1(thiamine)?

What foods should I avoid that have zinc and b1(thiamine)?

Why?: I am wondering about this question. A low-zinc diet is sometimes prescribed for pompholyx though it's difficult and relatively ineffective, but if someone has told you to limit your intake of thiamine, you are receiving bizarre and inappropriate advice. There may be a misunderstanding, if so, write back. ...Read more

Dr. William Singer
60 doctors shared insights

Thiamine (Overview)

Thiamine, also called Vitamin B1, is a nutrient that is necessary for metabolism.


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Is thiamine safe for pregnant or breast feeding women?

Is thiamine safe for pregnant or breast feeding women?

Yes, perfectly safe: Thiamine, also known as vitamin b1, is perfectly safe to take during pregnancy and when nursing and is essential for the health of you and your baby. Thiamine is used by our mitochondria to produce energy and is necessary for our brains to function. It is also an antioxidant. For more info see http://www.Vitamin-mineral-info.Com/vitamin-b1-thiamin.Php. ...Read more

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Why's thiamine administered with dextrose / saline IV infusion for diabetics?

Why's thiamine administered with dextrose / saline IV infusion for diabetics?

Neuron protection: Thiamine of vitamin b1 is an essential co factor in glucose metabolism so that if a person does not have adequate amount and a glucose load is given it can cause neuro toxicity manifested as delirium and occular abnormalities as seen in alcoholics being refed in the hospital. This is called wernick, korsakov syndrome. Diabetics with borderline nutrtional reserve could develop the same problem. ...Read more

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I bought 500mg of vitamin b1 thiamine, is that too much?

I bought 500mg of vitamin b1 thiamine, is that too much?

DANGER: Replacing any of your b vitamins (especially in high dose) without ensuring an adequate intake of all your b vitamins can result in an overall deficiency of the ones not replaced. This is because the b vitamins often work in concert. Driving pathways that require b1 that also require b2/b3 can create a relative deficiency. Having too many members of the brass section can drown out the strings. ...Read more

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Does tannins binds to thiamine?

Yes: Tannins can bind to metal ions, alkaloids, and thiamine reducing their absorption. ...Read more

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How can I increase thiamine (b1) levels?

How can I increase thiamine (b1) levels?

Thiamine Sources: I commend you for your desire for Good Health. Foods naturally rich in Thiamine: • Oatmeal • Flax, and Sunflower seeds • Brown rice • Whole grain • Rye • Asparagus • Kale • Cauliflower • Potatoes • Oranges • Eggs Health is Wealth! • ...Read more

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What are the disadvantages and advantages of thiamine?

Advantages: We need thiamine. Thiamine deficiency can lead to Korsakoff's syndrome, optic neuropathy or Beriberi. ...Read more

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What foods should I avoid that have zinc and b1(thiamine)?

Why?: I am wondering about this question. A low-zinc diet is sometimes prescribed for pompholyx though it's difficult and relatively ineffective, but if someone has told you to limit your intake of thiamine, you are receiving bizarre and inappropriate advice. There may be a misunderstanding, if so, write back. ...Read more

Dr. John Landi
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Vitamin B1 (Definition)

Vitamin B1 is a vitamin which is a kind of nutritional agent ...Read more