Doctor's Best, Best Benfotiamine, 80 mg, 120 Veggie Caps28 Reviews
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0.15 lbs (0.07 kg)
- Product Code: DRB-00122
- UPC Code: 753950001220
- Package Quantity: 120 Veggie Caps
- Dimensions: 3.9 x 2 x 2 in, 0.1 lbs (0.05 kg)
- Important Note: iHerb Note: Dr. Best uses Benfotiamine manufactured by Hamari of Japan. Click here to see a "sample" of a certificate of analysis
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- Science-Based Nutrition
- Dietary Supplement
- From Japanese Benfotiamine
- Helps Maintain Healthy Cells
- Suitable for Vegetarians
Benfotiamine (S-benzoylthiamine-O-monophosphate) is a synthetic derivative of thiamin, belonging to the family of compounds known as "allithiamines." Benfotiamine is fat-soluble and more bioavailable and physiologically active than thiamin. Benfotiamine raises the blood level of thiamin pyrophosphate (TPP), the biologically active co-enzyme of thiamin, and stimulates transketolase, a cellular enzyme essential for maintenance of normal glucose metabolic pathways.
- Helps maintain healthy cells in the presence of blood glucose
- Controls formation of Advanced Glycation Endproducts (AGEs)
- Normalizes cellular processes fueled by glucose metabolites
Adult Use: Take 1 capsule twice daily, with or without food.
Modified cellulose (vegetarian capsule), cellulose, silicon dioxide.
Contains nothing other than listed ingredients
|Serving Size: 1 capsule|
|Servings per container: 120 servings|
|Amount per serving||% Daily Value|
|† Daily Value not established.|
iHerb Customer Reviews
This has been around a while and is also proven effective by science. I found it much nicer to take than Allithiamine (which was a never-ending garlic nightmare - and I love garlic). I like the 80mg option but would prefer less. Small and easy to swallow - but, being small, they're too fiddly to pull apart and break. I dislike the silicon dioxide and personally didn't notice any additional benefits over stock standard B1. I didn't finish the bottle and have no reason to buy it again. If this review was helpful to you, please click YES below - thank you. For reviews of all the products I have purchased from iHerb, please click my username above.
Haven't had it long enough to determine whether it gets 4 or 5 stars, but haven't had any leg cramps while taking it, which is the symptom my primary doctor suggested it for. I gave him a bottle for Christmas so he'll know where to tell his people to get it.