Vitamin B1

Vitamin B1 is a water-soluble vitamin part of the group of essential nutrients known as the B Complex. Vitamin B1 works to support and promote energy metabolism in the body, and it is also necessary for a healthy nervous system, muscle function and overall wellbeing.

Health Claims:

  • Necessary for normal carbohydrate metabolism
  • Necessary for normal neurological and cardiac function
  • Contributes to normal energy production
  • Contributes to normal psychological function

Natural Sources: Pork, poultry, peas, nuts, dried beans, soybeans, whole grain cereals, lentils, legumes, bread, rice, yeast.

Formulated with integrity

The ingredients chosen for use in Pro You products are backed by the latest scientific research, or steeped in traditional use. We believe that the best health choice is an informed one, so for your reading, we’ve collated a selection of the most relevant unaffiliated studies that support the selections made by our lead scientist and naturopath when formulating our products

Published Research

This research is for informational use only. The results reported may not occur in all individuals. This information should not be read to recommend or endorse any specific products.

Tylicki A, Siemieniuk M. Tiamina i jej pochodne w regulacji metabolizmu komórek [Thiamine and its derivatives in the regulation of cell metabolism]. Postepy Hig Med Dosw (Online). 2011 Jul 6;65:447-69. Polish. doi: 10.5604/17322693.951633. PMID: 21734329.

Lonsdale D. A review of the biochemistry, metabolism and clinical benefits of thiamin(e) and its derivatives. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2006 Mar;3(1):49-59. doi: 10.1093/ecam/nek009. PMID: 16550223; PMCID: PMC1375232.

Veerapaneni K, Brown TM, Dooley DP. Combined deficiencies of vitamins b1 and C in well-nourished patients. Prim Care Companion CNS Disord. 2014 Jul 3;16(4):10.4088/PCC.14br01649. doi: 10.4088/PCC.14br01649. PMID: 25664204; PMCID: PMC4318664.

Further Reading

What Does Vitamin B-1 Do?

Medically reviewed by Deborah Weatherspoon, Ph.D., R.N., CRNA — Written by Joe Bowman

September 29, 2018

11 Signs and Symptoms of Thiamine (Vitamin B1) Deficiency

Written by Kaitlyn Berkheiser

May 18, 2018

The Benefits of B Complex Vitamins

By Cathy Wong. Fact checked by Sean Blackburn.

May 22, 2020