B2 (Riboflavin)

1. Description: Riboflavin is also known as Vitamin G. Another water soluble vitamin that is not stored, so therefore, must be replaced daily. America’s most common vitamin deficiency is riboflavin. It is also the first vitamin used up in any stressful situations.

2. Benefits: Riboflavin helps aid in growth and reproduction. It can help promote healthy hair, skin, and nails, can help eliminate sore mouth, lips, and tongue, (especially in radiation therapy), and it works as an antioxidant, reducing cell damage from free radicals. Riboflavin also helps with improving vision, as well as the prevention of cataracts. It also helps alleviate migraine headaches.

3. Fun Fact: In a recent study, patients who consumed at least 400mg daily of B2 had a 50 percent decrease in frequency, severity, and duration of migraines.