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Health Benefits and Sources of Vitamins B2(riboflavin)

Daily Amount Needed
  • 1.3 mg for adult males.
  • 1.1 mg for women - 1.5 mg if pregnant/lactating.
  • Children need .6 to .9 mg of B2/riboflavin per day.
Benefits
  • Vitamin B2 or riboflavin is important for body growth, reproduction and red cell production. 
  • It also helps in releasing energy from carbohydrates.
Fruit Sources
  • Avocado
  • Banana
  • Dates
  • Grapes
  • Lychee
  • Mango
  • Pomegranate
  • Prickly Pear
Vegetable Sources
  • Amaranth Leaves
  • Artichoke
  • Asparagus
  • French Beans
  • Lima Beans
  • Mushrooms
  • Peas
  • Sweet Potato
  • Swiss Chard
Nut Sources
  • Almonds
  • Buckwheat
  • Chestnuts
  • Oats
  • Quinoa
  • Rye
  • Wheat - Durum
  • Wheat - Hard Red
  • Wheat - Hard White

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