Vitamin B1

Functions

Vitamin B1 is required to help the body release energy from food. It is also needed for the heart, nervous system and muscles to function normally.

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Remember, we should get most of our daily energy needs from carbohydrates.

Sources

Most breakfast cereals and breads are fortified with vitamin B1. Fortified means that the vitamin is added during the production process.

Vitamin B1 is also found naturally in nuts and meat.

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