“The Exerciser’s Friend
No.1”, for its importance in
the production of body energy. (And
what is Exerciser’s
Friend No.2?). Chronic
fatigue may indicate lack of vitamin
B2. Possesses antioxidant qualities.
Vitamin B2 is a water soluble vitamin.
Boosts athletic performance.
Protects exercisers from antioxidant
Promotes healthy eyes, skin and hair.
Helps to metabolise fats, protein
Promotes healthy reproductive function.
Necessary for red blood and antibody
Protects against anaemia.
Cracked skin/lips/corners of mouth.
Inflammation of the tongue and mouth.
Eczema of skin and genitals.
Burning sensation on skin.
Organ meats (liver, kidneys).
Leafy green vegetables (broccoli,
turnip greens, asparagus, spinach).
Sugar (the metabolism of sugar requires
vitamin B1, vitamin B2, vitamin B3,
Light (so store fortified breads and
cereals in non-transparent containers).
More info >> Nutrient
U.S. RDA: 1.7mg
EU RDA: 1.6mg
Supplements up to 10-300mg is ok.
Best taken with a well-balanced vitamin
and mineral formula.
Vitamin B2 is not stored in significant
amounts in the body. Deficiency in
humans is common. Supplementation
is recommended especially for people
who constantly feel tired due to lack
of this important vitamin.
Toxic in very high doses. Minor/rare
symptoms include itching and burning
of the skin.