Thorne Research, Riboflavin 5' Phosphate, 60 Veggie Caps
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- Dietary Supplement
- The Bioactive form of Riboflavin
- The Active form of Vitamin B2 more Readily Used by the Body
- Riboflavin 5'-Phosphate is Yeast Free
Riboflavin, also known as vitamin B2, plays a key role in the activation and conversion of other B vitamins. For instance, it is necessary for activation of vitamin B6, conversion of tryptophan to niacin, and conversion of folate to its various active forms. Riboflavin also plays a crucial role in fat and glucose metabolism, red blood cell synthesis, and the production and regulation of certain hormones.
As with many B vitamins, riboflavin must be converted to its active form – riboflavin 5'-phospate (R5P) – in order for it to be utilized by the body. Because absorption of riboflavin occurs in the upper GI tract, a compromised digestive system can adversely affect the body's ability to convert riboflavin to R5P. In addition, certain prescription medications can interfere with the proper absorption of riboflavin and deplete the body of its stores.
Take 1 capsule one to three times daily or as recommended by your health-care practitioner.
Microcrystalline cellulose, hypromellose (derived from cellulose) capsule, silicon dioxide.
Tamper Evident: Use only if bottle is sealed.
If pregnant, consult your health-care practitioner before using this product.
Store tightly sealed in a cool, dry place.
|Serving Size: One Capsule|
|Each Capsule Contains:||% DV|
|Riboflavin (as Riboflavin 5' - Phosphate Sodium)||36.5 mg||2,147%|
|Daily Value (DV)|
I love the Thorne brand and thought I'd try these. I've been cycling different B vitamins to see if any had an effect on my sleep, mood and memory. The one that actually helps is Vitamin B1 (Thiamine) which my research shows is easily blocked if you consume tea or red wine with meals (both contain tannins which block B1 absorption).
i believe that coenymated vitamins are more active than the usual ones, but i think this product would have to be used sublingually (dissolved under tongue), ive read the body will digest the coenzymation from it otherwise, and in my experience i think that is true, since this product had a diuretic effect on me, and ive read that is what happen when the b's arent used and are immediately flushed. ive opted for another coenzymated b complex that is sublingual and ive noticed things no other b complex has been able to do, such as increased body heat (imroved basal metabolic rate) and energy.
Nice, Clean Product
Posted by priyanka on Oct 31, 2014
The coenzymated form is one step closer to being bio-available to your body.
not for me
Posted by 5154170390377322146 on Oct 25, 2014
too much phosphate..3 stars for quality..
Posted by 4901013426153747228 on Sep 29, 2014
It has stopped my eyes from feeling 'gritty' and a bit sore. The eye redness has gone too. I only take half a tablet each day (sprinkle into water) so the bottle will last a while too.
Active Form & Effective - Vitamin B6
Posted by Reviewer2648337 on Feb 17, 2014
easy to take in one capsule - active co-enzymed form of vitamin B6.