Published on February 24th, 2012 | by No Artificial4
B like Beauty and Biotin.
Biotin promotes healthy skin and stronger, thicker beautiful nails and hair
All women want to have strong and shiny hair that grows fast. Men may not talk about their hair as often as women, but their hair is also extremely important to them. It’s a well-known fact that we should take care of our beauty from the outside, but the true is that biotin deficiency is the most common reason for unhealthy skin, brittle nails, fine and dry hair.
Biotin (B7), also known as Vitamin H, is part of the B Complex family of vitamins. B vitamins are an important part of the diet and they are essential for the health and proper functioning of the body. Each B vitamin has its own individual function and the body requires different daily intake for every single one. Biotin have an important role in the growth and maintenance of hair and nails. It deficiencies are strongly associated with hair loss.
While Biotin is found in a wide variety of natural foods such us raw egg yolk, liver, nuts, milk and soybeans, carrots, cauliflowers, yeast and more, there are biotin supplements available on the market today. Normal daily recommended intakes for biotin is 30 mug for adults. It’s worth to mention that eating 2 or more uncooked egg whites daily for months may cause biotin deficiency. Egg whites are known to interfere Biotin absorption.