Vitamin B1 gives your body energy

Supports your energy levels

Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) helps release energy from fats, carbohydrates and proteins in your food and thus activates the natural energy in your body.

Good for your heart

Vitamin B1 has a beneficial effect on your heart. It contributes to its normal functioning.

Contributes to cognitive function

Vitamin B1 helps with your memory function. In addition, this vitamin is good for your ability to concentrate and your cognitive ability.

Important for your nervous system

Vitamin B1 has a positive effect on the functioning of your nervous system.

Recommended daily allowance

As an adult, you need 1.1 mg vitamin B1 per day.

If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, the recommended amounts are 1.4 mg and 1.7 mg vitamin B1 per day respectively. 

No safe upper limit has been established, because there are few or no known adverse effects of excessively high vitamin B1 consumption. 

Did you know …

* Vitamin B1 is found primarily in meat (products), grain and dairy products?

* Vitamin B1 is part of vitamin B complex, which consists of several separate vitamins?

* This vitamin helps if you feel somewhat drained after your operation?