Certain sources calls it H-Vitamin originated from the german name: Haar und Haut which means “Hair and Skin” but you can also meet with it as B-7.
Biotin deficiency diseases are rare if you keep a healthy and well-balanced dietary. A healthy intestinal flora can produce more than enough for daily usage. On the other hand several digestive disease, extreme diet or permanent antibiotic treatment can cause biotin scarcity. Biotin has an important role in healthy cellular growth and in metabolism as well.
You can find it in several cosmetic improved to treat hair, nails and skin recovery as well as in food supplements for hair, nails and skin enhancement.
You can find biotin in several raw eatables but it will decompose above 100 celsius. This means it still appears in boiled dishes but not in fried or roasted ones. Swiss chard, raw egg-yolk, liver and foliaceous vegetables have high biotin capacity. Also the amount of protein affect the imbibition of the biotin. For example the egg white totally neutralize the biotin in the egg-yolk.
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