The first vitamin discovered was B1 – thiamine. In 1987, by Dutch physician Christian Eijkman while studying a peculiar disease in the Dutch West Indies – Beriberi.
B vitamins have a great deal to do with your metabolism and cell growth. B12 and B9 are frequently deficient in seniors.
Below is a list of the B vitamins – what they do for your body, the best food sources to make sure you get your Bs and how much you need per day
Vitamin B1 – (Thiamine) Helps the body convert carbohydrates and fat into energy