Vitamin B2

Vitamin B2

Vitamin B2

Vitamin B2 is also known as "Riboflavine" and for its yellow colour. The top food sources for Vitamin B2 are calf's liver, spinach, white mushrooms, and also yoghurt, milk, or hen's eggs.

Functions

Vitamin B2 plays a major role in many enzymatic metabolic processes. Vitamin B2 is especially important for the growth of hair, nails and skin and should not be missed in the respective health foods. It also plays a major role in our immune system.

Deficiency

A lack of Vitamin B2 can be the consequence of serveral chronic diseases. Also fever or mayor injuries lead to a higher demand of Vitamin B2. One consequence of these deficiencies may be psychosomatic and result in inactivity or depression. 

Recommended Daily Intake

The recommended daily intake for adults is 1.1 mg/day for women and 1.3 mg/day for men. For the age of >70 years it rises to 1.3 mg/day for women and 1.6 mg/day for men.

Best taken with

Especially for the support hair growth Vitamin B2 is best taken in combination with millet extract, Vitamin A, Vitamin B1, Niacin, Pantothenic acid, Vitamin B6, and others (see also here).

 

 

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