1. Description: Also known as Coenzyme R or Vitamin H, this water soluble, sulfur containing, b-complex family member is essential for normal metabolism of fat and protein. It is also required for the synthesis of ascorbic acid, (Vitamin C).
2. Benefits: Biotin can aid in the prevention of hair turning gray, helps in preventative treatment for baldness, eases muscle pains, alleviates eczema and dermatitis, and can help heal and prevent cracked, split, or brittle nails.
3. Fun Fact: Raw egg whites can stop the absorption of biotin. Therefore, if you make protein shakes that include raw eggs, you should include biotin supplementation in your diet.