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vitamin B1

noun [U] uk   /ˌvɪt.ə.mɪn ˌbiːˈwʌn/ us    /ˌvaɪ.t̬ə-/
a vitamin found in foods such as whole grains, brown rice, nuts, and liver. It is important for the production of energy from sugar and starch in the body and helping the heart, muscles, and nervous system to work well.
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