Monday, April 23, 2012


  • Biotin is found in a wide variety of foods, most notably in liver, salmon, bananas, egg yolks, brewer’s yeast, legumes and mushrooms.
  • Biotin nourishes skin, strengthens nails and hair
  • Foods with a relatively high biotin content include Swiss chard, raw egg yolk , liver, Saskatoon berries, some vegetables, and peanuts.
  • Biotin is often recommended for strengthening hair and nails.
  • Symptoms of biotin deficiency include: Hair loss, Conjunctivitis, Dermatitis in the form of a scaly red rash around the eyes, nose, mouth, and genital area.
  • Biotin also assists as an enzyme in many metabolic activities such as blood sugar regulation and the metabolism of carbohydrates.

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