Origin: Available in supplement form but can also be sourced from food such as organ meats,egg yolk, nuts, soybeans and legumes, whole grains, bananas, cauliflower, and mushrooms.
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Overview: Biotin is a water soluble vitamin that plays a crucial role in converting certain nutrients into energy. It is an important component of enzymes involved in metabolizing fats and carbohydrates for cell growth and protein synthesis. It also assists in the transfer of carbon dioxide and may be helpful in maintaining steady blood sugar levels.
- Strengthening hair, skin, and nails
- Reducing inflammation
- Improving cognitive function
- Helping lower blood sugar in people with diabetes
- Increasing HDL cholesterol and lowering LDL cholesterol
Common Dosage: 30 to 100 mcg for people over the age of 10