Thiamine, aka vitamin B1, is the first vitamin b complex was discovered. Not produced by our Organization and for this reason should be taken through diet, such as whole grains, legumes, nuts and seeds. Because it is a water-soluble vitamin, is not stored in the body, causing insufficient, or when someone''s diet is very poor in this, either due to reduced appetite, either due to a diet high in foods that have undergone processing. Mild lack of thiamine in the body can occur in the elderly, for the reasons mentioned above, although the thiamine is added to white flour to avoid failure. Levels of thiamine can be exhausted due to long years of therapy with diuretics and often consists in patients undergoing treatment for alcoholism.
One of the main organic roles of thiamine is release of energy from carbohydrates. In addition plays an important role in maintaining the integrity of the nervous system, is a vital ingredient for the production of micronutrient of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine.
In the form of co-enzyme Thiamin Pyrophosphate is essential for many metabolic reactions as well as for removal of carbon dioxide and of apokarboxyliwsis of Alpha-Keto acids. The thiamine synergic with other b vitamins, specifically riboflavin (vitamin B2) and Niacin (vitamin B3).
This dietary supplement is suitable for individuals:
who consume high amounts of alcohol
that physically stressed in their work
for young people who are in the process of development.