3 MIN READ | February 14, 2024

A B vitamin that’s critical for the metabolism of carbohydrates, fats, and proteins

What is Riboflavin?

Riboflavin, also known as Vitamin B2, works with several B vitamins—a tight-knit group of compounds that work together to help the body function – to aid in the release of energy from proteins.

Why is Riboflavin Important?

Riboflavin promotes energy production for your cells and helps your body process carbohydrates, fats, and protein. Additionally, Riboflavin works hard to protect your cells.

2.5 mg/day for Men 

2.4 mg/day for Women 

Recommended Dietary Allowance

Sources of Riboflavin

  • Wheat Cereal
  • Bran Cereal
  • Plain Low-Fat Yogurt

Show References :

1. Riboflavin – Vitamin B2. The Nutrition Source, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

2. Office of Dietary Supplements - Riboflavin. National Institute of Health.