Riboflavin(vitamin B2) is a compound of various coenzymes which play an important role in the oxidation and reduction in various metabolisms, such as fat, protein and carbohydrates.It is often associated with B1 Deficiency(THIAMINE).It assists the release of energy from food and is part of the electron transport is central to energy production. It plays a key role in the maintenance of mucous membranes in the fertility and maintaining healthy eyes, skin and nervous system.
It can lead to a decrease in the conversion of pyridoxine (vitamin B6) coenzymes and decrease the production of niacin (vitamin B3).
SYMPTOMS OF RIBOFLAVIN:
Its signs include:
- Wrinkling Of skin
- Moistness and fissures of skin at angles of the mouth
- Tongue tends to be unnaturally red
- Visual disturbances
- Eye pain in the bright light
- An overflow of tears
- Loss of weight and vigor
VITAMIN B2 IN FOOD:
Vitamin B2 can be found in trace amounts in beef, liver, lamb, wild rice, pasta, soy milk, whole grains, yeast, grains, legumes and dairy products. When food is left in sunlight, ribo can be destroyed. White flour and bread are fortified with it.
VITAMIN B2 SUPPLEMENTS
It is suggested for females during maternity and lactation. Women using oral contraceptives also require this supplement. The seniors, sportsmen, adolescents being affected by development bursts, individuals being affected by stress and great substance get additional of this vitamin.
ANTI-BOTIC AND RIBOFLAVIN
PRE-CAUTIONS FOR RIBOFLAVIN:
Children under the age of 12 or individuals with renal problems may not use the vitamin B2. Alcoholics have a dangerous of lack of Vitamin B2. Those who lactose intolerance are more likely to have a lack of in vitamin b2 when not substitute this source of supplement by solutions.