vitamin B2


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vitamin B2

n
(Elements & Compounds) another name for riboflavin
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Noun1.vitamin B2 - a B vitamin that prevents skin lesions and weight loss
flavin - a ketone that forms the nucleus of certain natural yellow pigments like riboflavin
B complex, B vitamin, B-complex vitamin, vitamin B, vitamin B complex, B - originally thought to be a single vitamin but now separated into several B vitamins
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It contains Thiamin, found in Vitamin B1; riboflavin, found in Vitamin B2; niacin found in Vitamin B3 and cobalamin, found in Vitamin B12.
Having these turn up persistently can mean a lack of many vitamins that include zinc, vitamin B2, vitamin B3 (niacin) and vitamin B6.
According to different researches spinach is loaded with a variety of vitamins and minerals including Vitamin K,Vitamin A , Vitamin B2, Vitamin C , folate as well as manganese, magnesium, iron and calcium.
4 SKIN: "Almonds are high in zinc and vitamin B2 (riboflavin), which contribute to the maintenance of skin - perfect for showing off in all those skimpy outfits."
They found that vitamin B6, vitamin C and vitamin B2 contents were higher in leaf tissue than in other tissue types, said the study was published in the journal HortScience.
'Vitamin B1 (thiamine) levels decreased by 17.1 per cent; average Vitamin B2 (riboflavin) by 16.6 per cent; average Vitamin B5 (pantothenic acid) by 12.7 per cent; and average Vitamin B9 (folate) by 30.3 per cent,' said the report.
Palm wine contains vitamin B2, also known as riboflavin.
| VITAMIN B2 This plays an important role in lubricating the body from the inside, so if you need a bit of help with vaginal dryness, try upping your intake of B2- rich foods, such as red meat, dairy products and mushrooms.
Using data analysis provided by Professor Niranjan Nagarajan, the study also discovered two new RNA sensors that sense Vitamin B2, and showed that genes undergo changes in protein levels in the presence of Vitamin B2.
"Vitamin B1 (thiamine) levels decreased by 17.1 percent; average Vitamin B2 (riboflavin) by 16.6 percent; average Vitamin B5 (pantothenic acid) by 12.7 percent; and average Vitamin B9 (folate) by 30.3 percent," said the report.
The company said mirasol uses riboflavin, also known as vitamin B2, and ultraviolet light to reduce the pathogen load of various disease-causing viruses, bacteria and parasites in blood products before they are transfused to patients.
But riboflavin - vitamin B2 - is also vital and found in zinc, crabmeat, herring, flounder, mackerel, mussels, sardines and many shellfish.