Riboflavin (Vitamin B-2)
Riboflavin, also called vitamin B-2, is defined as; a yellow crystalline compound that is the principle growth-promoting factor of the vitamin B complex, naturally found in milk, leafy vegetables, meat and egg yolks.
BENEFITS OF HAVING ENOUGH RIBOFLAVIN
- Contributions to normal digesting of carbohydrates, fats and proteins.
- Prevention of constipation
- Promotion of healthy skin, hair and nails
- The strengthening of the mucous linings of the mouth lips and tongue.
- Alleviating of eye strain and glaucoma.
DEFICIENCIES OF RIBOFLAVIN MAY LEAD TO
- Blood shot eyes, eye strain, itchy, burning eyes and abnormal sensitivity to light.
- Inflammation of the mouth, sore tongue, with cracked lips and corners of the mouth.
- Malfunctioning of the adrenal gland.
- Disorders such as anemia and vaginal itching or cataracts.
- Even dry hair, oily skin and cracked nails.
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