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NUTRIENTS >> Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)

Vitamin B2 or riboflavin is important for body growth, reproduction and red cell production. It also helps in releasing energy from carbohydrates.

Daily amounts needed
1.3 mg for adult males
1.1 mg for women - 1.5 mg if pregnant/lactating.
Children need .6 to .9 mg of B2/riboflavin per day.

Sources
Some of the best sources of riboflavin are meat, eggs, legumes (like peas and lentils), nuts, dairy products, green leafy vegetables, broccoli, asparagus, and fortified cereals.

Deficiency symptoms and diseases
Blurred vision, cataracts, depression, dermatitis, dizziness, hair loss, inflamed eyes, mouth lesions, nervousness, neurological symptoms (numbness, loss of sensation, “electric shock” sensations), seizures. sensitivity to light, sleepiness, weakness.

Normal values in blood
Whole blood concentration 175 to 475 nmol/liter

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