FOOD SUPPLEMENTS: THEIR EFFECTS ON THE BODY
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B-1 THIAMIN 500 mg 1 a day *
Required for normal functioning of the heart, nervous system, memory, anti-stress,
coordination and is a chelator. Essential for energy production in the brain. Helps prevent
constipation. Repels insects. Fever and physical exercise uses a lot of B-1. Alcohol destroys all B vitamins especially B-1. Caffeine, sugar, antacids, and aspirin destroy B-1. One quart of coffee in 3 hours destroys most of the body's B-1. Should be taken with B2, B5,
B6, B12, folic acid and manganese for best utilization. Deficiency of thiamin and folate leads to DNA changes that have been correlated with cancer. No known toxicity.
* Increase intake to 7 to 8 grams daily for Alzheimer's or age related mental impairment. (27)
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You are advised to consult a knowledgeable physician before using any of the nutrients listed herein. See note 10 for information on obtaining a list of this rare breed of medical doctors.