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Relationship between Thiamine and Ethanol Intake

  • Motonori Fujiwara
Part of the Nutrition and Food Science book series (NFS, volume 3)

Abstract

Recently, the relationship between thiamine and ethanol intake has drawn public attention, because alcoholism is often accompanied by thiamine deficiency. The possible mechanisms involved in thiamine deficiency may be summarized as follows:
  1. 1.

    Low intake of thiamine in alcoholic patients.

     
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    Absorption of thiamine from gut is impaired by ethanol administration.

     
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    Impairment of thiamine retention in the body by ethanol administration.

     

Keywords

Fatty Liver Ethanol Intake Thiamine Deficiency Alcoholic Patient Ethanol Administration 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Motonori Fujiwara
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  1. 1.Faculty of MedicineKyoto UniversityYoshida-Konoe-Cho. Sakyoku, KyotoJapan

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