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Benfotiamine is a synthetic derivative of thiamine that has been shown to have numerous health benefits, including supporting nerve health, reducing inflammation, and improving glucose metabolism.

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Time Commitment

Few minutes

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Suggested Frequency


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Time of Day

Taking a benfotiamine supplement with a meal is recommended

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How to Do It

Simply take one capsule of Benfotiamine with a meal and a glass of water. Recommended dosage is 300 mg per day. Be sure to consult your doctor before use.

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Required Equipment

Benfotiamine supplements are widely available in the form of capsules or tablets and can be purchased at health food stores, pharmacies, or online.

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  • Helps reduce the risk of diabetic complications
  • Supports nerve health and reduces symptoms of neuropathy
  • Improves mood and cognitive function
  • Improves cardiovascular health
  • Supports kidney function
  • Improves overall energy and vitality
  • Has anti-inflammatory properties
  • Protects against cellular damage from oxidative stress
  • Promotes healthy aging

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Why it works

Benfotiamine is a highly bioavailable form of thiamine that is able to cross cell membranes and penetrate tissues more effectively than other forms of thiamine. This allows benfotiamine to exert its beneficial effects on nerve health, inflammation, and glucose metabolism.

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Possible Side Effects

Benfotiamine supplements are generally considered to be safe and well tolerated. However, some people may experience mild side effects such as upset stomach or diarrhea. It's important to speak with a health care professional before taking any new supplement.

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  • Choose a reputable brand of benfotiamine supplement to ensure quality and purity.
  • Consider taking a benfotiamine supplement with other B vitamins to support overall health and well-being.
  • Be patient, as it may take several weeks of consistent use to see the full benefits of benfotiamine supplementation.

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Supporting Studies and Articles

  1. Benfotiamine: A Review of Its Role in Preventing Diabetic Complications https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4015539/
  2. Benfotiamine Blocks Three Major Pathways of Hyperglycemic Damage and Prevents Experimental Diabetic Retinopathyhttps://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/12592403/
  3. Benfotiamine in the treatment of diabetic polyneuropathy - a three-week randomized, controlled pilot study (BEDIP study)https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/15726875/ 

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