Biotin belongs to the vitamin B family.
Biotin is involved in many functions in the body. Like, metabolizing fats and carbohydrates, influencing cell growth, and affecting amino acids involved in protein synthesis.
It may also be helpful in maintaining a steady blood sugar level.
In this article, we list claims of potential benefits and/or side-effects of biotin that we have found research on. Every claim is listed with all of its sources. We get these claims from our Nutrition Tool.
We also have an article about biotin named What Is Biotin & What Foods Can I Find It In? if you're interested in learning more.
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Research-Backed Beneficial Claims Of Biotin
These are some of the potential research-backed health benefits of biotin.
1. Chronic Diseases
Biotin - Chronic Diseases
About this claim
Common chronic diseases are heart disease and stroke, cancer, and diabetes. Nutrition is vital in both prevention and giving aid during ongoing sickness, according to research.
Research sources for this claim
- Biotin ◳
- May reduce symptoms of multiple sclerosis
You are welcome to explore 11 other nutrients that share this research-backed claim in our nutrition tool.