Thaimine( Vitamin B1) deficiency and its link to alcoholism.



                Vitamin B1, is also called as Thiamine.




Function :


*Thiamine helps in muscle contraction and conduction of nerve signals.
*Helps in providing nourishment to all digestive organs and regulates appetite.


In Alcoholics :


There is an inflammation of Gastrointestinal lining causing reduced ability of body to absorb thiamine.


Deficiency :

Thiamine deficiency causes Beri-Beri.
Beri- Beri causes reduced muscle strength causing muscle paralysis. Extreme deficiency result in brain damage.

Prevention:


*Stop alcoholism
*If not possible , limit alcohol intake.
*Eat nutritious food.
*Thiamine rich sources are Meat Eggs, legumes, peas..


Vitamin B1 Sources :

Bowl of Snap Peas
PEAS





Flat Lay Photography of Slice of Meat on Top of Chopping Board Sprinkled With Ground Peppercorns
MEAT
Soya Beans And Milk
SOYABEAN

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