[h=1]Top 10 Foods Highest in Thiamin (Vitamin B1)[/h]Vitamin B1, Thiamin, or Thiamine, is an essential nutrient required by the body for maintaining cellular function and consequently a wide array of organ functions. Deficiency of vitamin B1 leads to wholesale degeneration of the body, particularly the nervous and circulatory systems, and eventually death. Further, deficiency of vitamin B1 can lead to development of beriberi and/or Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome. Symptoms of both include severe fatigue, and degeneration of cardiovascular, nervous, muscular, and gastrointestinal systems. Over-consumption of vitamin B1 is unknown and studies show that amounts taken well in excess of the RDA can actually enhance brain functioning. The current recommended daily allowance for vitamin B1 is 1.4mg, below are the top ten foods highest in vitamin B1, or thiamin.