Vitamin B2, also known as riboflavin, is one of the eight B vitamins that help to convert food into energy and support healthy nervous system function. Vitamin B2 assists your body in metabolizing protein and fat, and may help build healthy hair and skin.
It acts as an antioxidant that helps to neutralize the free radicals that can cause cell damage. Vitamin B2 is required for proper cell mitochondria function. It may also help maintain healthy digestive function and eye health.
Although B2 deficiency can be troublesome, please consult with your doctor before considering a vitamin B2 supplement.