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BIOTIN AND HAIR GROWTH

February 03 2021

BIOTIN AND HAIR GROWTH

BIOTIN AND HAIR GROWTH

In this article, you will learn everything you need to know about biotin and how it improves the health of your hair.

WHAT IS BIOTIN?

Biotin( Vitamin B7) is a member of vitamin B family also known as vitamin H. It is also water-soluble. It is an significant component of enzymes that breaks down certain nutrients such as fats, carbohydrates, etc. and help them convert into energy. However, there isn't a proper lab test to discern low level biotin in the body therefore this condition is recognized by its symptoms such as thinning hair, rashes on scalp and face, etc.

LINK BETWEEN BIOTIN AND HAIR HEALTH

As we know, keratin is a key structural protein making up skin, nails and hair. It is also proven that biotin enhances bodily keratin infrastructure. But there isn't much research that if biotin supplements may improve hair growth. To exemplify, a study which was conducted in 2015, showed that a woman consumed biotin supplements for 90 days. It appeared that there was improved hair growth and less shedding of hair. Thereby, there's only limited proof to back up increased biotin intake might help enhance hair growth. You can also check out Alvizia's Biotin supplement to strengthen your hair from roots and prevent their fall.

BIOTIN-RICH FOODS

A normal person is probably already consuming the suggested daily intake of biotin. Though some people might want to increase their intake in hopes of auxiliary benefits. Thus, biotin-rich foods can help increase biotin level. These includes:

  • Nuts and Seeds

  • Egg Yolk

  • Legumes

  • Sweet Potatoes

  • Broccoli

  • Mushrooms

  • Banana

SUBSIDIARY BENEFITS

Although, more intensive research is required to properly evaluate it's benefits regarding hair growth, however, it already has other verified benefits on health. For instance, it assists amino acids to perform regular bodily tasks, converts carbohydrates into energy and supports healthy metabolism. It might also help in:

  • boost cognitive functions

  • decrease inflammation

  • aid lessen blood sugar level

Tagged: Biotin, Men-Health, Softgels, Women-Health

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