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Thiamine Deficiency Symptoms & Dangers You Don't Want to Ignore

11 monthes ago   |   By Dr. Axe

Vitamin B1, which is also referred to as thiamine, is a coenzyme used by the body to metabolize food for energy and to maintain proper heart and nerve functions. Thiamine has the important role of helping us digest and extract energy from the foods we eat by turning nutrients into useable energy in the form of adenosine triphosphate. Thus, a thiamine deficiency is something you definitely want to avoid.
What happens if you get too little vitamin B1? Without high enough levels of thiamine, the molecules found in carbohydrates and proteins (in the form of branched-chain amino acids) cannot...
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