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Vitamin B1 - Thiamine
Vitamin B Thiamine molecular structure

Plays a key role in converting carbohydrates into energy. It is required for the production of hydrochloric acid, for forming blood cells, and for maintaining healthy circulation.

Just like all B-vitamins, B-1 is a water soluble and cannot be stored in the body. It must but must be replenished on a daily basis. B-1 is also works best when taken in a balanced complex of the other B vitamins.

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  • Article: Vitamin B1 - Thiamine
  • Author(s): Corinne Corte
  • Publisher: Arizona State University School of Life Sciences Ask A Biologist
  • Site name: ASU - Ask A Biologist
  • Date published: January 11, 2010
  • Date accessed: October 22, 2020
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