VITAMIN B7 AND HAIR GROWTH


BIOTIN : VITAMIN B7 : THAT HELPS IN HAIR GROWTH

Vitamin H  is other name of Biotin . This is called  vitamin H where the ‘H’ represents  German words for “hair and skin”. This is popularly known as vitamin B7.



What are the foods that promote hair growth?


Beans , Eggs , Berries , Spinach , Fish , Sweet Potatoes , Avocados , Nuts, Seeds, Shrimp , Soybeans , meat.

What nutrients in eggs promote hair growth?


Eggs are a great source of protein and biotin, which are important for hair health and growth. A deficiency in either of these nutrients may cause hair loss.

What is Biotin ?

Biotin is a water-soluble B-vitamin,also called vitamin B7 .

What is the daily requirement of biotin?


The adequate intakes for daily intake of biotin increase with ages .In persons  less than 18 years age need  25 micrograms (μg) per day, whereas those  adults need  30 μg per day. For women who are breastfeeding infants  need 35 μg per day .

What are the symptoms of biotin deficiency?


Biotin deficiency symptoms are :

  • Brittle and thin fingernails
  • Hair loss (alopecia)
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Dermatitis in the form of a scaly, red rash around the eyes, nose, mouth, and genital area.
  • Neurological symptoms in adults, such as depression, lethargy, hallucination, and numbness and tingling of the extremities.

Which vitamin deficiency can occur with daily consumption of raw egg white?


Biotin deficiency can occur due to consumption of raw egg white for months .

Avidin is   biotin-binding protein present in the raw egg whites.

Biotin is synthesized in which part of  human body?


Intestinal bacteria synthesize biotin.

What are the good sources of biotin?


Following are good sources of biotin:

  • Egg, cooked
  • Meat
  • Yeast
  • Whole wheat bread
  • Avocado
  • Fish
  • Cauliflower
  • Cheese

 

What is vitamin H?


Vitamin H  is other name of Biotin . This is called  vitamin H where the ‘H’ represents  German words for “hair and skin”. This is popularly known as vitamin B7.

 

What are the nutrients that helps in hair growth?


 

Vitamins A, C, D and E, zinc, B Complex vitamins, iron, biotin, protein and essential fatty acids  are important in growth of hair . The deficiency of such nutrients slow down hair growth or even cause hair loss.

 

What are the Foods that contain nutrients which helps in hair growth?

  • Eggs
  • Berries
  • Spinach
  • Fish
  • Avocados
  • Nuts
  • Beans
  • soyabeans
  • shrimps
  • meat


 

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