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An orange-yellow crystalline compound, C17H20N4O6, that is part of the vitamin B complex and is essential for the metabolism of carbohydrates, fats, and proteins, occurring naturally in milk, meat, egg yolks, and leafy green vegetables. Also called lactoflavin . Also called vitamin B2 .
The vitamins include vitamins D, E, A, and K (fat-soluble vitamins), and folate (folic acid), vitamin B12, biotin, vitamin B6, niacin, thiamin, riboflavin, pantothenic acid, and vitamin C (ascorbic acid) (water-soluble vitamins).
Vitamin B, in the form of thiamine, riboflavin, niacinmide, pantothetic acid, and pyradizine, can reduce stress (which stimulates oil production), improve circulation, and aid the digestive process.
Cantaloupe contains other vitamins and minerals including 5% of the USRDA for thiamin, 2% of the USRDA for riboflavin, 6% of the USRDA for vitamin B6 and 6% of the USRDA for niacin.
In fact, according to the package label, the product contains 300% of the RDA for Vitamin C, yet just 25% of the RDA for thiamin and riboflavin and 2% of the RDA for iron.
For example, those who wish to lose weight on a vegetarian or vegan diet must take care to consume adequate amounts of protein, calcium, iron, vitamin B, and riboflavin.