Vitamin B2 is a water-soluble vitamin, one that cannot be stored by the body except in insignificant amounts. It must be replenished daily.
- Skin, muscle, nerve, heart, and eye health, including inhibiting the development of cataracts.
- Production of red blood cells and antibodies.
- Absorption or activation of iron, folic acid, and Vitamins B1, B3, and B6.
- Conversion of tryptophan, an amino acid, into niacin.
- Production of hormones by the adrenal glands.