Taking a biotin (vitamin B7) supplement may help with thinning hair, cracked nails and problem skin. Photo: Shutterstock
Taking a biotin (vitamin B7) supplement may help with thinning hair, cracked nails and problem skin. Photo: Shutterstock
Wellness

Thinning hair, weak nails? How biotin – vitamin B7 – could help strengthen both, and fix dry skin, and its other essential functions

  • Vitamin B7, also known as biotin, plays a vital role in assisting enzymes to break down fats, carbohydrates and proteins in food, converting them to energy
  • It is also key in the growth of keratin – a protein naturally produced by the body that keeps our hair, skin and nails healthy and strong

Taking a biotin (vitamin B7) supplement may help with thinning hair, cracked nails and problem skin. Photo: Shutterstock
Taking a biotin (vitamin B7) supplement may help with thinning hair, cracked nails and problem skin. Photo: Shutterstock
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