Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)
Riboflavin, also known as vitamin B2, is a water-soluble vitamin that is involved in energy metabolism. It works by helping the body utilize other B vitamins, such as niacin and thiamine, so we can produce energy from the foods that we eat.
Beef liver Natural yogurt Milk Spinach Almonds Sun-dried tomatoes Eggs Feta cheese Lamb Quinoa Lentils Mushrooms Tahini Wild-caught aalmon Kidney beans
May be protective against colorectal and oesophageal cancer ⁽¹⁾
Provide migraine relief ⁽²⁾
Maintain healthy hair and skin ⁽³⁾
Promote hearth health ⁽⁴⁾
Function as an antioxidant ⁽⁵⁾
Riboflavin functions as a main component of two important coenzymes in the body, flavin mononucleotide (FMN) and flavin adenine dinucleotide (FAD). Each coenzyme is involved in the production of energy, maintaining cell function, and promoting proper growth and development. They are also used for the conversion of tryptophan to niacin and the production of pyridoxal 5-phosphate from vitamin B6 foods. Riboflavin is also necessary for maintaining normal levels of homocysteine in the blood, which is a type of amino acid that may be involved in the development of heart disease (6) It is also used to help treat lactic acidosis, a serious condition characterized by the accumulation of lactate in the bloodstream and a decrease in pH levels.
Products with Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)
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1. Siassi, Fereydoun, and Parviz Ghadirian. “Riboflavin deficiency and esophageal cancer: a case control-household study in the Caspian Littoral of Iran.” Cancer detection and prevention vol. 29,5 (2005): 464-9. doi:10.1016/j.cdp.2005.08.001
2. Boehnke, C et al. “High-dose riboflavin treatment is efficacious in migraine prophylaxis: an open study in a tertiary care centre.” European journal of neurology vol. 11,7 (2004): 475-7. doi:10.1111/j.1468-1331.2004.00813.x
3. Proksch, E et al. “Oral supplementation of specific collagen peptides has beneficial effects on human skin physiology: a double-blind, placebo-controlled study.” Skin pharmacology and physiology vol. 27,1 (2014): 47-55. doi:10.1159/000351376
4. Keith, Mary E et al. “B-vitamin deficiency in hospitalized patients with heart failure.” Journal of the American Dietetic Association vol. 109,8 (2009): 1406-10. doi:10.1016/j.jada.2009.05.011
5. Saedisomeolia, Ahmad, and Marziyeh Ashoori. “Riboflavin in Human Health: A Review of Current Evidences.” Advances in food and nutrition research vol. 83 (2018): 57-81. doi:10.1016/bs.afnr.2017.11.002 6. Li, Ming, and Zumin Shi. “Riboflavin Intake Inversely Associated with Cardiovascular-Disease Mortality and Interacting with Folate Intake: Findings from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 2005-2016.” Nutrients vol. 14,24 5345. 16 Dec. 2022, doi:10.3390/nu14245345