Assessment Of Status

Assessment of riboflavin status should include direct and indirect biochemical measures, as well as dietary intake data (Table 4.1). While the degree of urinary riboflavin excretion is a direct reflection of tissue saturation, urinary excretion is not a sensitive marker of very low riboflavin intakes.16 More appropriately, riboflavin status is determined by an oxidation-reduction reaction in which oxidized glutathione is reduced by GSSH in an FAD-dependent glutathione reductase reaction.1718 Specifically, riboflavin status is obtained by determining the erythrocyte riboflavin

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