Effects of exercise on riboflavin requirements of young women.

  title={Effects of exercise on riboflavin requirements of young women.},
  author={A Z Belko and Eva Obarzanek and Heidi J. Kalkwarf and Merrill Rotter and S Bogusz and D. Miller and Jere D Haas and Daphne Roe},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  volume={37 4},
The riboflavin requirement of young women during periods of sedentary living and exercise was determined during a 12-wk metabolic study. The study was divided into a 6-wk no exercise period followed by a 6-wk exercise period in which subjects jogged around a track for 20 to 50 min/day. Twelve subjects, aged 19 to 27 yr, were fed a basic diet containing 0.6 mg riboflavin/1000 kcal of intake. Riboflavin intake was increased by 0.2 mg/1000 kcal increments by provision of riboflavin in a glucose… CONTINUE READING