5. Prevents anemia

Anemia is a condition in which the body lacks red blood cells. Red blood carries oxygen throughout the body to each organ and all of the body’s tissues. Vitamin B2 plays a role in red blood cell production, and deficiency in B2 can lead to anemia and sickle cell anemia. That means that the tissues and organs in the body are not receiving enough oxygen, leading to fatigue, weakness, shortness of breath, and other symptoms.

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