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Riboflavin (vitamin B2)

Updated: Jul 16, 2019

Why is Vitamin B2 necessary?

  • Helps turn fats, protein and sugars into energy

  • Helps repair skin

  • Important for healthy eyes, hair and nails

  • Helps to regulate acidity levels in the body

What are the signs of a deficiency?

  • Skin lesions

  • Sensitivity to bright lights

  • Burning eyes

  • Cataracts

  • Cracked lips

  • Split nails

  • Dull or oily hair

  • Sore tongue

Top Foods

  • Mushrooms

  • Watercress

  • Cabbage

  • Beansprouts

  • Pumpkin

  • Bamboo shoots

  • Asparagus

  • Tomatoes

  • Mackeral

High Risk Factors

  • Alcohol

  • Caffeinated drinks

  • Birth control pills

  • Poor diet

  • Baking powder

  • Over cooking food

  • Preservatives & processed foods

Caution: Please make sure you have a balanced diet, if you are not sure feel free to get in contact. If you are worried about any of your symptoms please consult with a medical doctor.

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