Now Foods, B-1, 100 mg, 100 Tablets
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- Nervous System Health
- Supports Energy Production and Healthy Nerve Tissue
- GMP Quality Assured
- A Dietary Supplement
- Vegetarian Formula
- Vegetarian/Vegan Product
Vitamin B-1, also known as Thiamine, is an essential nutrient first classified in 1936 by the chemist Robert Williams. As a coenzyme, thiamine helps your body metabolize carbohydrates and lipids and in a noncoenzymatic capacity plays a role in nerve tissue.
As a dietary supplement, take one tablet daily, preferably with meals. Consider taking this product in combination with NOW B-Complex, Ginkgo Biloba and Brain Elevate.
Cellulose, stearic acid (vegetable source) and magnesium stearate (vegetable source).
Contains no sugar, salt, starch, yeast, wheat, gluten, corn, soy, milk, egg, shellfish or preservatives.
Store in a cool, dry place. Please recycle.
|Serving Size: 1 Tablet|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|Thiamine (as Thiamine HCl) (Vitamin B-1)||100 mg||6667%|
Vitamin B1 - iodine, magnesium, manganese and copper antagonist (among others) - all in some way essential for thyroid/endocrine health. High doses of B1 can therefore lead to: immune dysfunction, hypothyroidism if iodine intake is inadequate; hypothyroid/low blood sugar if manganese intake is inadequate - especially when combined with higher intakes of other less-obvious iodine/manganese antagonists such as niacin, B6, magnesium, calcium, vit C, boron, etc. Additionally, B1 is an essential cofactor for transketolase - suggest caution for people who take medications that also upregulate transketolase (e.g. asthma steroids), because more B1 may lead to depletion of other co-factors and essential nutrients (e.g. EFA's), creating a nasty catch-22 situation. B1 is also mildly anticholinergic - something to be mindful of, because for some people that can be an issue. High intake of B1 is also likely to cause/contribute to bad armpit BO. 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.
I take this B1 (water soluble) together more importantly, with Benfotiamine(fat soluble B1) for years and it really does work ! I am a type 2 diabetes sufferer with all the usual complications including kidney and nerve damage. I can definately say that it helps tremendously with my peripheral neuropathy. no more tingling, numbness, burning feeling with the hands and feet.Also read R&D university Reports that it may also help with diabetic kidney damage. I take 3xBenfotiamine and 2xB1 a day. It works for me !
Posted by 4953209479533855644 on Dec 06, 2015
Very good quality and good price.
Posted by 5101983861006911087 on May 20, 2015
Take this every day
Posted by Reviewer1540214 on Aug 30, 2014
I really like B1, take it every day.
No More Mosquitos
Posted by 5102247090103082160 on Jun 06, 2014
I bought this specifically so I wouldn't get bit by mosquitos. I've been taking it about 3 weeks. So far I have'nt been bit one time. And I've been in some pretty bugged-out areas. I hope it works all summer.