Biotin is most often thought of as the "hair growth vitamin." It is an essential water-soluble B vitamin. Biotin has come to be known for its role in the health and beauty of Hair, Skin and Nails. It promotes healthy hair growth and protects against dryness. It also increases the elasticity of the hair's cortex, thus preventing breakage.
Why do people take biotin? Biotin plays a key role in the body. It supports the health of the skin, nerves, digestive tract, metabolism, and cells. Biotin may also help to treat some types of nerve pathology, such as the peripheral neuropathy that can result from kidney failure or diabetes.
Benefits of Biotin (Vitamin B7):
• Essential for Fat Metabolism
• Fatty Acid Production
• Amino Acid Metabolism
• Healthy Hair Skin & Nails
• Cell Growth
• Production of Fatty Acids
• Blood sugar regulation Biotin also has other uses.
It is involved in carbon dioxide transfer and therefore essential to the metabolism of carbohydrates and fats. In addition to Biotin, there are other vitamins that can promote healthy hair growth such as Folic Acid, Pantothenic Acid, Vitamins A, C, and D, and more. Biotin can be found in beans, breads, cauliflower, egg yolks, fish, kidney, legumes, liver, meat, dairy products, nuts, oatmeal, oysters, peanut butter, poultry, and whole grains.