Many people nowadays follow a vegan diet. This means that they completely renounce animal products. Usually you think of meat or fish, but a vegan diet also includes foods like eggs, milk, butter and cheese. However, there are sometimes bottlenecks in a vegan diet.
Vitamin B2 is an essential vitamin for the human organism. In medicine it is also known as riboflavin. Vitamin B2 takes over numerous tasks in the entire energy metabolism. It is involved in the production of energy from fats, carbohydrates and proteins.
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A vitamin B2 deficiency is noticeable by many symptoms: Lacerations of the corners of the mouth, inflammation of the skin and mucous membranes, anaemia and changes in the eyes. A vitamin B2 deficiency can be caused by taking certain medicines. These include certain sleeping pills or psychotropic drugs. Among other things, a deficiency can also be caused by severe alcoholism.
Large amounts of vitamin B2 contain offal such as liver or kidney. Besides offal, certain types of cheese are also rich in riboflavin. Fish such as pollack or mackerel quickly cover the daily requirement of vitamin B2. The German Nutrition Society (DGE) recommends a daily dose of 1.0 - 1.4 mg vitamin B2 for adults.