Leafy vegetables, fruits, nuts, legumes, wine, cider and beer
- Increases production of estrogen and testosterone
- Helps prevent osteoporosis and post-menopausal symptoms
- May be necessary for growth (animal experiments)
Osteoporosis, hot flashes and vaginal dryness in post-menopausal women
Low toxicity. In animals, excessive intake affects calcium metabolism and may cause osteoporosis and increased urinary excretion of riboflavin.
Significance in the hair is unknown