Vitamin B2 aka Riboflavin

Updated: Sep 20, 2021

Lets continue on with our series on Vitamins and talk about Vitamin B2. For those beginning their journey on healthy food choices, again it's important to understand have this knowledge. Here are the symptoms of this deficiency along with other important details and always if you suspect you are deficient or having health issues please, speak with your doctor about them. Better safe than sorry.

Signs of Deficiency: Hair loss, lesions in corners of mouth, swollen and/or cracked lips and sore throat. Daily Requirement: The daily requirements do vary per gender. Men 1.3 mg, women 1.3 mg Job: This vitamin supports our nervous system and keeps our metabolism function optimally Common food sources: (healthy foods to eat) Almonds, Broccoli, Cheese, Eggs, Fortified bread, Lean beef and pork, Lemon, Milk, Meat, Mushrooms, Pecans, Spinach, Yogurt Nice and simple, that's how I roll. Hope this helps understand the importance of Vitamin B2, and as a picky eater knowledge is power, the more we understand the better off we are :) Until next time,


Robyn

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