Vitamin B7

Chemical name :

Biotin

Biotin can be obtained without a prescription, alone or as one of multivitamins. Biotin has a vital role in the work of different enzymes. It is necessary for analysis carbohydrates and fatty acids from diet to be converted into energy for production of fat and secretion of the resulting components from proteins analyzed.

Deficiency disease :

Vitamin B 7 deficiency will cause dermatitis, weakness, fatigue, loss of appetite, enteritis, hair loss and depression. Severe deficiency could lead to Eczema in the face, body and inflammation of the tongue.

Cases require vitamin B7 :

Usually healthy and balanced diet provides the body with the necessary amount of biotin. As biotin is produced in large quantities by the normal bacteria present in the intestines.

Upper intake level :

N/D

Overdose disease :

Unknown

Food source :

Foods riches with biotine is : Raw egg yolk, liver, peanuts, leafy green vegetables, Pulses and Walnut.



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