Vitamin B2 is a water soluble vitamin known as Riboflavin. This nutrient plays an important role in energy production.
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Because Riboflavin is a B-group Vitamin it is associated with maintaining energy levels and it works together with the other B Vitamins. It acts like an antioxidant and also as a building block for enzymes needed in insulin production.
Riboflavin cannot be stored in the body so a regular dietary intake is essential. It can be found readily in whole grains, beans and green leafy vegetables.
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) supports:
- Reduction of tiredness and fatigue
- The maintenance of normal red blood cells
- Protection of cells from oxidative stress
- Metabolism of iron
- The maintenance of normal vision
- Normal energy-yielding metabolism
- Functioning of the nervous system
- Maintenance of normal mucous membranes
- The maintenance of normal skin