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Biotin Supplements

Biotin is one of the water soluble B group vitamins. It is sometimes called vitamin H or vitamin B7.

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Biotin Info

Biotin is one of the water soluble B group vitamins. It is sometimes called vitamin H or vitamin B7. Biotin has various essential roles in the body, as a coenzyme in fat and carbohydrate metabolism, for cellular growth and function, essential fatty acid conversion and regulating gene expression in blood sugar function.

Hair, skin and nails all require biotin for good health.

Biotin Benefits

Biotin is an essential nutrient in both preventing and treating diabetes. It can also help reduce high blood cholesterol levels.

In general it is rare for a biotin deficiency to occur, unless dietary intake is severely compromised or there is a genetic cause. An exception to this is in pregnant women, as recent studies show marginal biotin deficiency develops in a significant proportion of normal pregnancies. For this reason a B complex supplement containing biotin is recommended during pregnancy. Cradle cap in infants can result from biotin deficiency and may be alleviated by the breastfeeding mother taking a B complex supplement. Biotin may also help hair loss or brittle nails in cases where it is caused by a biotin deficiency.

Biotin Side Effects

Biotin should always be taken in conjunction with a B complex supplement, as all the B group vitamins need to be present in the correct ratio for optimal effect.

Product Reviews

  • Excellent product

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    My finger nails have been splitting, flaking and cracking for years - finally I found Biotin - I have been taking it for one month and I can see the strong new growth already. It is also making my terrible toe nails look much better - I don't have to disguise them with nail polish anymore!

    Heather

    18/01/17

  • This is a real savior of falling hair

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    This is a real savior of falling hair... for whatever reason, health, shock or emotional distress, it works to stop the hairmalting... I've used it over the years and always with exceptional results.. and of course with the super fast service from Health Post.:):):)

    Marsha

    17/11/16

  • Good Product

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    A good product to keep healthy nails.

    TWH

    22/08/16

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