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Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) Information

Vitamin B2 is a water-soluble vitamin needed to process amino acids and fats , activate vitamin B6 and folic acid. Riboflavin was originally considered for migraine prevention because researchers observed that migraine sufferers tend to have impaired energy production in brain cells, which riboflavin has the potential to enhance as it is a component of a key substance involved in the body's energy production.

Vitamin B2 helps convert carbohydrates into the fuel the body runs on—adenosine triphosphate (ATP). And we find under some conditions, vitamin B2 can act as an antioxidant .

Benefits to our body

Vitamin B2 is vital for body cell breathing, ensuring efficient oxygen utilization for cell repair and production. In some research riboflavin can prevent migraines. People with chronic fatigue syndrome may be deficient in vitamin B2.

Food Resource

Dairy products, eggs, and meat contain significant amounts of vitamin B2. Leafy green vegetables, whole grains, and enriched grains contain some vitamin B2.

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