The article provides information about vitamin B complex. According to the author, vitamin B complex is a natural combination of vitamins B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, folic acid, biotin, choline, inositol...
Vitamin B7 (Biotin)
This article is the 12th in a series giving essential facts and figures on different vitamins.
Biotin is a sulfur-containing, B-complex vitamin found in foods and produced by microorganisms in the lower gastrointestinal tract.
Functions: Activates certain enzymes that aid in metabolism of carbon dioxide; involved in metabolism of protein, fats and carbohydrates.
Sources: Widely distributed in foods that are sources of B vitamins, including cereal-grain products, liver, egg yolk, soy flour, and yeast.
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than normal when restricting carbs,
and that extra biotin converts food
into energy faster.
The Research There's no evidence that you need
more biotin on low-carb diets, or
that extra biotin metabolizes fats
and protein better.
Dose There's no recommended daily allowance
for biotin because most diets have
adequate amounts in eggs, fish, milk,