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Biotin
By James F. Balch, M.D. and Mark Stengler, N.D.
 
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Function: Metabolism of fats, proteins, and carbohydrates; nail and hair growth

Sources: Gut bacterial synthesis, organ meats, cheese, soybeans, eggs, mushrooms, whole wheat, peanuts

Optimal Intake: 300 micrograms (mcg)

Deficiency Signs: Seborrheic dermatitis (cradle cap) and hair loss in infants; brittle nails and hair

Toxicity: None reported

 

 
 
 
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