Recommended Dietary Intakes
Men - 0.9 - 1.1 mg
Women - 0.7 -0 .8 mg
Children under seven - 0.15 -0 .7 mg
Children seven to eighteen - 0 .8 - 1.2 mg
This Vitamin Is
carbohydrates, fats, and proteins.
helps in the conversion
of excess glucose into stored fat.
brain action, learning
capacity and mental health.
energy, growth and
maintaining normal appetite.
muscle tone -
particularly in the heart, intestines and stomach.
pregnant women, and other people who burn great amounts of energy may require more than
the adult RDA of thiamine.
Lean pork, milk, whole
grains, brown rice, egg yolks, fish, legumes, liver, poultry, wheat germ, brewers yeast,
broccoli, kelp, peas, beans, peanuts, or soybeans.
Diets that are high in
carbohydrates can decrease the levels of this vitamin as can the use of oral
contraceptives, excess alcohol and antibiotics. Aggressive behaviour has been reduced by
taking this vitamin.
Please note the B vitamins should be taken as a complex and not taken individually unless
fatigue and insomnia.
loss of appetite.
moodiness and depression.
Beriberi, a disease of
the nervous system.