Vitamin B2 is a water-soluble vitamin and is part of the vitamin B group.
- Helps the body to release energy from the food you eat.
- Keeps the skin, eyes, nervous system and mucous membranes healthy.
- Found inside every animal and vegetable cell.
- Good sources are: chicken, eggs, fish, milk, rice, bread.
This is rare. Where there is a severe food shortage then symptoms include: skin problems, dry and cracked lips and poor growth in children.
No side effects have been reported of eating too much vitamin B2.