Vitamin B8, or biotin (or vitamin H), is a water-soluble vitamin. It is mainly synthesized by the body, especially by intestinal bacteria, but a contribution by food is necessary to cover all the needs, because it is only stored in very small quantities and excreted in the urine.
Elle protects the skin and mucous membranes et strengthens nails and hair. It would also be necessary for the keratin production.
It also promotes the use of vitamins B9 and B12 and plays a key role in the metabolism of fats, carbohydrates and amino acids thus actively participating in energy production !
It is mainly present in offal, meats, legumes and whole grains, oilseeds, brewer's yeast ...
The structure of vitamin B8 was discovered in 30s by Vincent du Vigneaud during a study on a named disease “Egg white disease”. Indeed, the massive consumption of raw egg white led to symptoms such as skin damage, hair loss and neuromuscular disorders.
Needs must be increased in athletes, pregnant or breastfeeding women, people who consume alcohol very regularly or in people who consume a lot of egg whites because they are rich in avidin, a protein slowing the absorption of vitamin B8.
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