It is important in the processes involved in energy production. It plays a important role in thyroid hormone metabolism. Its deficiency inhibits red blood cell production, and reduces the bodies’ ability to produce antibodies. It is found in the pigment of the retina (part of eye), thus enabling the eye to adapt to light. Thus the deficiency can manifest themselves as photo
Substances like antibiotic, oral contraceptives, alcohol, and other medication that deplete or interfere with the absorption or utilization of B2.
High: yogurt, and eggs; meat, especially kidney and liver, poultry, and fish; beans; and spinach. Other good sources are avocados, currants, asparagus, broccoli, brussels sprouts, and nuts.
No known toxicity.