Vitamin B1 and B2By Max Berger and Parsa Salsali
B1 What is it and where is it located• B1 is located mainly in tuna, sunflower seeds, navy and black beans etc.• B1 helps maintain your energy supplies, and is needed for the coordination of nerves and muscles.
What is B2 and where is it located• B2 is found in deer meat(venison), yogurt, soybeans and milk, etc.• B2 assists the body by putting up a defense around the cells from oxygen damage.• Helps the body keep your supply of vitamin B
What happens when you have lack of b1• Loss of appetite• Feeling of weakness/numbness especially in the legs• The muscles begin to become sensitive especially in the calf muscle.
What happens when you have a lack of b2• Eyes feel very sensitive to light• Cracks start to occur around the corners of the mouth• The skin of the nose starts to peel as well as your body skin.
Interesting facts about b1 and b2• If one takes a lot of high doses of vitamin b1 it is believed that it causes a chemical reaction on the skin which creates a natural “shield” from biting insects such as mosquitoes or tics.• A interesting fact about B2 is also called riboflavin.