Vitamin B2, or Riboflavin, is an essential vitamin required for proper energy metabolism and a wide variety of cellular processes. A deficiency of riboflavin can lead to cracking and reddening of the lips, inflammation of the mouth, mouth ulcers, sore throat, and even iron deficiency anemia. Riboflavin, Vitamin B2, is a water soluble vitamin that is well regulated by the body, thus overdose is rare, and usually only occurs with vitamin B2 injections or supplements. The current DV for Riboflavin (Vitamin B2) is 1.7mg. Below is a list high riboflavin foods, click here for high vitamin B2 (riboflavin) foods by nutrient density, here for an extended list of riboflavin rich foods, and here for other vitamin B foods
Other Green Vegetables High in Riboflavin (%DV per cup cooked): Beet Greens (24%), Asparagus (14%), Drumstick Leaves (13%), Collard Greens (12%), Dandelion Greens (11%), and Chinese Broccoli (8%).
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*Amount of Riboflavin (vitamin B2) may vary greatly between products. Be sure to
check nutrition labels for the exact amount of vitamin B12 from each individual product.
Liver is a
high cholesterol food which should be eaten in moderate amounts and avoided
by people at risk of heart disease or stroke.
Marmite is made from brewer's yeast, which is high in purines, and should be avoided by people with gout, kidney disease, or arthritis.