Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)
Vitamin B1 or Thiamine is a water-soluble vitamin that is used in nearly every cell in the body. It supports energy levels and a healthy metabolism. Humans cannot produce thiamine, so it must be sourced from the diet or supplements to prevent thiamine deficiency.
Seaweed (such as Spirulina)
Organic edamame / soybeans
Green split peas
Involved in many of the most important metabolic processes of the body
Helps our bodies use energy from foods
Vital for cellular functions
Helps the body convert carbohydrates to energy (important for your metabolism, focus and overall strength)
Plays a role in healthy liver function
Needed for healthy skin, eyes, hair and nails
The body requires thiamine to make adenosine triphosphate (ATP). This is a molecule that transports energy within cells. A thiamine deficiency can impact many different functions of your body, including those of the nervous system, heart and brain. Thiamine deficiency may lead to two major health problems: beriberi and Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome. Beriberi affects breathing, eye movements, heart function, and alertness. It’s caused by a build-up of pyruvic acid in the bloodstream, which is a side effect of your body not being able to turn food into fuel. Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome is technically two different disorders. Wernicke’s disease affects the nervous system and causes visual impairments, a lack of muscle coordination, and mental decline. If Wernicke’s disease is left untreated, it can lead to Korsakoff syndrome. Korsakoff syndrome permanently impairs memory functions in the brain. Either disease can be treated with thiamine injections or supplements. This may help with vision and muscular difficulties. Thiamine with other vitamin supplements may reduce the chances of developing cataracts (1) and thiamine may also be helpful for those with diabetes who are at risk for kidney disease (2).
Products with Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)
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All of our vitamins and supplements are designed, tested, approved and manufactured in Australia.
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Ultra Nature Products are Approved by the TGA where required, and, if so, carry an Aust L number on front of the product packaging.
The only product in our range that is not TGA approved is the Ultra Nature Propolis and Manuka Honey Oral Spray.
This product is classified as a food supplement due to the Manuka Honey Content, hence it does not require TGA Approval.
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What age group is suitable to consume an adult dose?
As per TGA guidelines, an adult dose is suitable for individuals 18 years and older.
How should I store my vitamins and supplements?
We recommend referring to the label for safe storage guidance. In general, with any supplement, it is always recommend that you store them at an average room temperature of 25°C and you must not store them in direct sunlight or near heat.
1. Bakker, S J. “Low thiamine intake and risk of cataract.” Ophthalmology vol. 108,7 (2001): 1167. doi:10.1016/s0161-6420(00)00625-4
2. Saka, Yosuke et al. “Thiamine status in end-stage chronic kidney disease patients: a single-center study.” International urology and nephrology vol. 50,10 (2018): 1913-1918. doi:10.1007/s11255-018-1974-y