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What is Benfotiamine?
Benfotiamine is a fat-soluble form of thiamine (vitamin B-1) and was invented by Japanese scientists in 1962. For years, this compound has been used in Europe to treat individuals suffering from different neuropathy problems.
Though Thiamine, the vitamin Benfotiamine was derived from is also established as being able to help in neuropathy it is water-soluble.
Due to this, it is impossible to retain enough amounts of thiamine in the body without having to take toxic amounts. Benfotiamine on the other hand is fat-soluble make it easier for the body to absorb and take advantage of Benfotiamine.
What are The Health Benefits of Benfotiamine?
When one is suffering from diabetes, high blood glucose levels can cause vascular damage through the formation of AGEs (Advanced Glycation End-products). AGEs lead to biochemical dysfunction, causing nerve damage, a condition termed diabetic neuropathy.
Benfotiamine has been established to be able to prevent the synthesis of AGEs ultimately helping to prevent or relieve the symptoms of diabetic neuropathy.
There have been both animal and clinical trials that have proven the fact that Benfotiamine protects against AGEs. This reduces the chances of developing diabetic neuropathy in diabetic patients.
Benfotiamine is also being studied to prove that it may prove useful in helping to prevent other disorders such as improving cognitive function in Alzheimer's disease, helping with alcohol dependency, and arthritis, just to name a few.
All our Benfotiamine supplements provide you with all these benefits and then some ensuring that you are healthy and strong to conquer any day.