Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Vitamin Guide - Vitamin B2(Riboflavin)

By Neill Abayon

This is essential for healthy eyes, essential for growth and general health. May help in prevention of some types of cataracts. Essential for growth and general health.

Deficiency Symptoms:

1.Bloodshot eyes, abnormal sensitivity to light, itching and burning of the eyes.
2.Inflammations in the mouth, sore and burning tongue.
3.Cracks on the lips and in the corners of the mouth.
4.Dull hair or oily hair.
5.Oily skin.
6.Premature wrinkles on the face and arms.
8.Split nails.
9.Aging symptoms such as “disappearing” upper lip.
10.It can be a contributor to such health disorders like ulcers, seborrhea, anemia, vaginal itching and cataracts.

Natural sources of Riboflavin

Whole grains
Brewer’s Yeast
Torula yeast
Wheat germ
Sunflower Seeds
Half-cooked leafy vegetables

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