What is Thiamine?
Written by Adrian Wozniak   
Tuesday, 29 September 2009
Common names

    * Thiamin, Thiamine, Vitamin B1

Recommended Intake

    * Males ≥ 19 years: 1.2 mg/day
    * Females ≥ 19 years: 1.1 mg/day

What's Thiamin for?

    * Involved in obtaining energy from carbohydrates
    * Assists in nervous system, heart, and muscle function
    * Regulates appetite

Best Food sources

    * Occurs in many foods in small amounts, but is not found in refined foods
    * Particularly abundant in pork, seafood, pinto beans, wheat germ, whole and enriched grains, potatoes, tomato juice, watermelon, and oranges