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Vitamin B1 benefit

Vitamin B1 benefit


Thiamine, or vitamin B1, is essential for metabolizing carbohydrates and producing energy.

Review Date 2/18/2013

Updated by: Alison Evert, MS, RD, CDE, Nutritionist, University of Washington Medical Center Diabetes Care Center, Seattle, Washington. Also reviewed by A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc., Editorial Team: David Zieve, MD, MHA, David R. Eltz, Stephanie Slon, and Nissi Wang.