Biotin (Vitamin B7)

 

Biotin is a B vitamin, heavily involved in human metabolism. Deficiency negatively affects hair and skin. Supplementation may improve cardiovascular and muscle health.

Clinical Study:

Biotin supplementation reduces plasma triacylglycerol and VLDL in type 2 diabetic patients and in nondiabetic subjects with hypertriglyceridemia.

Results:

We conclude that pharmacological doses of biotin decrease hypertriglyceridemia.

Study Citation:

Revilla-Monsalve, C., Zendejas-Ruiz, I., Islas-Andrade, S., Báez-Saldaña, A., Palomino-Garibay, M. A., Hernández-Quiróz, P. M., & Fernandez-Mejia, C. (2006). Biotin supplementation reduces plasma triacylglycerol and VLDL in type 2 diabetic patients and in nondiabetic subjects with hypertriglyceridemia. Biomedicine & pharmacotherapy, 60(4), 182-185.

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0753332206000539?via%3Dihub

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