Biotin(ビオチン)

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Characteristics of nutrients

  • Water soluble vitamin
  • Biotin is also known as vitamin B7, vitamin H, coenzyme R
  • It is strong against heat, so you do not have to worry about cooking
  • It is synthesized, absorbed and used by intestinal bacteria in the intestine
  • Hair growth effect, beautiful skin effect

Function of nutrients

  • Maintain health of the skin and mucous membranes
  • Helps carbohydrate, lipid, protein metabolism
  • Activate cells to make skin
  • Circulate blood

When nutrients are deficient

  • There is no shortage in normal eating habits
  • There is a danger of being deficient due to excessive unbalanced diet and medication
  • Skin symptoms, conjunctivitis, muscle pain, fatigue, loss of appetite
  • Depilation, graying

When nutrients overdose

  • No concern in normal eating habits

Food that contains a lot of Biotin

Foodstuff Ingredient per 100g (㎍)
Chicken liver (raw) 232.0
pork smoked lever 133.0
Groundnut (roasted) 105.0
Butter peanuts 96.0
Instant coffee 88.0
pork liver (raw) 80.0
Beef liver (raw) 76.0
Egg yolk (raw) 65.0
Almond (Fried) 60.0
Egg yolk (Boiled) 55.0
Sencha 52.0
Dried tomatoes 43.0

Summary

  • It is easy to dissolve in water
  • Because it is synthesized, absorbed and used in intestinal bacteria, it is not worrying about excessive symptoms and deficiency symptoms
  • Excessive biotin becomes urine and is discharged outside the body
  • I take too much egg white and become biotin deficient (egg white disorder)
  • Prolonged use of antibiotics may cause deficiency
  • A large amount of biotin is consumed to metabolize alcohol and nicotine