BiotinMax™ is a food supplement that contains 10,000mcg of Biotin also called Vitamin B7 as the active ingredient. Biotin is found in many food sources including the liver. BiotinMax™ serves as one of the sources of Biotin which can be used to correct biotin deficiency.
What Does Biotin Do for Your Body?
Biotin is one of the 8 types of vitamin B, it is an essential vitamin that exerts its effects on virtually every part of the body. Here are some beneficial effects biotin offers your body:
CONTRIBUTES TO NORMAL FUNCTIONING OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM
Biotin plays an important role in ensuring that the nervous system functions normally and optimally. This is because Biotin supplies mitochondria in nerve cells with the needed raw material to generate energy for nerve conduction. It is being proposed that Biotin can help treat some nervous disorders like multiple sclerosis.
CONTRIBUTES TO NORMAL PSYCHOLOGICAL FUNCTION
Biotin helps to ensure normal psychological function by ensuring that the body is psychologically balanced and focused.
CONTRIBUTES TO THE MAINTENANCE OF NORMAL HAIR
Biotin affects the growth of hair and also ensures good healthy skin. Biotin helps to prevent skin degeneration. By ensuring the continuous growth of cells.
CONTRIBUTES TO NORMAL MACRONUTRIENT METABOLISM
Biotin plays an important role in ensuring body metabolism. Many of the body's metabolic processes utilize Biotin a process like:
- Gluconeogenesis which is the synthesis of glucose from non-carbohydrates products like amino acids
- Fatty acid synthesis, a metabolic process that helps in the synthesis of fatty acid
- Amino acid breakdown
In all of these metabolic processes or pathways, biotin plays an important role by acting as the coenzyme that activates all of this metabolic pathway. Enzymes like Acetyl-CoA carboxylase 1 and 2, Pyruvate carboxylase, and many others require Biotin to activate them. All of these metabolic pathways are essential for generating energy and nutrients for the body.
CONTRIBUTES TO THE MAINTENANCE OF NORMAL MUCOUS MEMBRANES
Biotin is important in maintaining the mucous membrane because it ensures that the integrity of the mucous membrane is intact. Biotin can play this role by ensuring that mucous cells are actively growing and multiplying.
Symptoms of biotin deficiency
Deficiency of Biotin could be as a result of insufficient intake of Biotin in diet hence the need to take in Biotin. It could also be a result of avidin present in egg white. Avidin blocks the uptake of biotin in the body. Deficiency symptoms of biotin are not usually localized and thus its deficiency symptoms may be obvious all of the body. Below are some deficiency symptoms of biotin:
- Hair loss. Persistent hair loss could be a symptom of Biotin.
- Dry scaly skin. Deficiency of biotin may manifest as dry skin, eczema, skin tingling, and some forms of abnormal skin conditions.
Take one tablet daily with a meal, do not exceed the stated dose.
Biotin (D-Biotin) 10,000μg per tablet.
Micro Crystalline Cellulose (Bulking Agent), Di-Calcium Phosphate (Bulking Agent), Silicon Dioxide(Anti-Caking Agent), Magnesium Stearate (Anti-Caking Agent).
No Gluten, No Soy, No Sugar, No Wheat, No Yeast, No Milk, No Lactose, No Artificial Color, No Artificial Flavor, No Artificial Sweetener, No Preservatives. NON-GMO.
Suitable for vegetarians and vegans.
Cautions: If you are pregnant, nursing, anticipating surgery, taking medications or have any medical condition, please consult a doctor before taking this product. Discontinue use and consult a doctor if adverse reactions occur. Food supplements should not be used as a substitute for a varied diet and healthy lifestyle. Keep out of reach of children. Store in a cool, dry place protected from light and heat.