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Vitamin B2- Riboflavin

Leaving Certificate
STUDY
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Properties
Water Soluble
Sensitive to light
Unstable at high temperatures
Destroyed by Alkalis
Sources
Beef
Offal
Milk
Eggs
Cheese
Functions
Release of energy from carbohydrate, fats and proteins
Promotes healthy mucuose membranes
Healthy skin, hair and nails
Effects of Deficiency
Lack of energy and fatigue
Dermatitis and Skin rashes
sore, cracked lips and tongues
Retarded growth