Vitamins

Vitamin B2 – Riboflavin

Sources of Riboflavin

  • Organ Meats
  • Lean Meats
  • Cheese
  • Milk
  • Eggs
  • Nuts
  • Green Leafy Vegetables
  • Fish
  • Legumes
  • Whole Grains
  • Yogurt

Functions of Riboflavin

  • Facilitates use of oxygen by the tissues in skin, nails and hair.
  • Eliminates dandruff
  • Improves absorption of iron and pyridoxine
  • Helps development of fetus in pregnant women
  • Improves metabolism

Deficiency

  • Itching and burning of eyes
  • Sores in mouths
  • Bloodshot eyes
  • Purplish tongue
  • Dermatitis
  • Retarded growth
  • Digestive disturbances
  • Oily Skin
  • Glossitis
  • Seborrhea
  • Angular Stomatitis
  • Cheilosis
  • Photophobia

Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *