Thiamine is an essential B-vitamin that plays a key role in many functions throughout the body. It supports proper nerve conduction, muscle function, and synthesis of genetic material.* It also helps convert carbohydrates into energy and supports antioxidant protection.* Major food sources of thiamine include meat (especially lean pork), legumes, whole or enriched grain products, and sunflower seeds.
To support optimal thiamine nutrition, this product provides benfotiamine, a naturally-occurring, fat-soluble form of thiamine that has up to 3.6 times higher absorption than water-soluble forms of thiamine that are more commonly used in dietary supplements. This highly bioavailable form of thiamine is ideal for efficiently replenishing vitamin B1 levels and is provided in small, easy-to-swallow vegetarian capsules.
This product can be used whenever a need for supplemental thiamine exists. It may be particularly useful for pre- and post-bariatric surgery patients and individuals with malabsorption syndromes. Clinical studies show that benfotiamine may support neurological function and antioxidant activity.