Vitamin B2 or riboflavin

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Vitamins are essential to proper body function. They are involved at low concentrations in many vital processes.

Vitamin B2 is part of the water-soluble vitamins, meaning that it dissolves in water.

Where to find vitamin B2?

Vitamin B2 is mainly found in offals, meat and dairy.

Vitamin B2 and sports

Vitamin B2 plays an important part in the processing of simple foods (carbohydrates, lipids and proteins) into energy. They are involved in the muscle repair metabolism.

Vitamin B2 needs

Needs amount to 1.6 mg / day and may be increased in intensive athletes.

Vitamin B2 deficiency is very rare. It is characterised by mouth mucosa inflammation or eye dryness...

 

Detailed information about:

  • Vitamin A,
  • Vitamin D,
  • Vitamin E,
  • Vitamin K,
  • Vitamin B1,
  • Vitamin B3,
  • Vitamin B5
Marie Fauchille
Dietician | Nutritionist
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Vitamins are essential to proper body function. They are involved at low concentrations in many vital processes.
Vitamin A is part of the lipid-soluble vitamins, meaning that it is absorbed together with fats. It must be provided by the diet, as the body is unable to produce it.

Advice

Vitamins are essential to proper body function. They are involved at low concentrations in many vital processes.
Vitamin B1 is part of the water-soluble vitamins, meaning that it dissolves in water. It is not stored by the body and regular intake is therefore necessary.

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Vitamins are essential to proper body function. They are involved at low concentrations in many vital processes.
Vitamin D is part of the lipid-soluble vitamins, meaning that it is absorbed together with fats. It is one of the few vitamins that the body can produce.

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