Juicing Recipes for Vitamin B2
Vitamin B2, also known as riboflavin, is an essential nutrient needed for releasing energy from the food we eat. It metabolizes carbohydrates, proteins and fats. The daily recommended allowance for vitamin B2 is 1.3mg for men, 1.1mg for women and 1.5mg for pregnant/lactating women. Although vitamin B2 is found most abundantly in meat and dairy there are some fruits and vegetables that are a descent source of this vitamin such as green leafy vegetables, mangoes and pomegranates.
Best Fruits and Vegetables to Juice for Vitamin B2 – Riboflavin
(mg per 100g)
(mg per 100g)
|Grapes - red or green||0.070||Spinach||0.189|
|Prickly Pear||0.060||Brussel Sprouts||0.090|
Vitamin B2/Riboflavin Juicer Recipes –
Vitamin B2 Juicer Recipe #1 – Gorgeous Grape
3 cups of grapes (any color)
Directions: Grapes can be juiced whole because the seeds are too small to be a problem for your juice extractor. So the only prepping grapes need is a good rinse and that’s it.
Vitamin B2 Juicer Recipe #2 – Leafy Greens Juice
1 handful of spinach
1 handful of kale
2 apples (to sweeten)
Directions: If the apples are organic they can be juiced whole to take advantage of the dense concentration of antioxidants in the peel, otherwise it is better to peel them to cut down on the amount of pesticides that make it into the juice. The kale and spinach will just need a good rinse before juicing.
Vitamin B2 Juicing Recipe #3 – Mango Magic
3 medium sized mangoes
Directions: Peel mangoes and remove stone and your good to go. Mango juice is heaven.