Benefits of Riboflavin


Riboflavin (also known as Vitamin B2) is a water-soluble vitamin that is needed for the human body on a regular basis. This vitamin helps with breaking down carbohydrates, proteins, and fats to produce energy, and it allows oxygen to be used by the body.

Benefits when taking this vitamin is how it fuels body functions, boost energy and helps with pregnancy.

Let’s take a quick look at what riboflavin continues to do for your body and how it can help with your overall health below:


1. Riboflavin serves as an antioxidant


2. Good to take for muscle and leg cramps, carpal tunnel syndrome, acne, and burning feet syndrome


3. Maintains Healthy Hair


4. Promotes Skincare


5. Reduces Memory Loss


6. Lowers High Blood Pressure


7. Riboflavin is considered an anti-inflammatory


8. Prevents Cognitive Decline


9. Reduces Depression


10. Prevents Cardiovascular Disease


11. Good to take for eye protection


12. Reduces colorectal cancer for postmenopausal women


13. Protects Your Liver


14. Good vitamin to take during pregnancy


15. Fuels many functions in the body


16. Boost Energy


17. Protects Your Bones


18. Increase Blood Circulation


19. Promotes Growth and Development


20. Boost Immune System



Here are the recommended intakes of Riboflavin:

          Infants – 0-6 months: 0.3 mg

                   7-12 months: 0.4 mg

       Children – 1-3 years: 0.5 mg

                     4-8 years: 0.6 mg

                      9-13 years: 0.9 mg

             Men –   14 years or older: 1.3 mg

  Women – 14-18 years: 1 mg

         Women – over 18 years: 1.1 mg

Pregnant women: 1.4 mg

Breastfeeding women: 1.6 mg





Riboflavin can be found in many food products. Here is a list of foods and products that contains Riboflavin below:

Wild Salmon

White Mushrooms


Turkey Breast



Organ Meats

Low-fat milk



Fortified cereals


Beef Liver

Natural Yogurt

Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Feta Cheese 





Kidney Beans 





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