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Vitamin B1 or Thiamine

Vitamin B1, or thiamine, was isolated and crystallized in 1926 and is also known by the name aneurine. It is found in both vegetables and meat. Some foods are particularly rich in thiamine: legumes, cereal germ, liver, kidney, brain and intestines. Another important source of thiamine can be found in yeast. Vitamin B1 helps the normal energy metabolism, nervous system functioning, psychological and cardiac functioning.