Riboflavin which is also known as vitamin B2 is one of eight B vitamins that are essential for human health. It is vital for maintaining tissues, breaking down food components, and absorbing other nutrients. Riboflavin helps convert carbohydrates into adenosine triphosphate (ATP). The human body produces ATP from food, and ATP produces energy as the body requires it. The compound ATP is vital in maintaining the body’s energy supply.
Some sources of Vitamin B2 include:
- Dairy products
- Fortified Cereals.
- Lima beans, navy beans, and peas
- Sweet potatoes.