Continuing on our quest through the B vitamins, B1, also known as Riboflavin is necessary for red blood cell formation, antibody production and cell respiration and growth. It alleviates eye fatigue and important for prevention of cataracts.
Riboflavin aids the metabolism of carbs, fats and proteins and works together with vitamin A to maintain and improve mucous membranes of the intestinal tract. It facilitates the use of oxygen by the tissues of skin, nails, hair and eliminates dandruff.
It helps the absorption of iron and B6.
Needed for the metabolism of amino acid tryptophan, which is converted into niacin in the body. Carpel tunnel syndrome benefits from B2 and B6.
Signs of deficiencies:
**NOTE This post is for informational purposes only. Always read and follow the labels of supplements. If there are any questions or concerns, always consult a healthcare professional.***
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