Most women take great care of their hair. We shampoo it with the best shampoos and conditioners on the market, we apply natural oils to retain suppleness and shine….and then, what do we do?
Where do we end up lacking the most?
We soon realize that beauty DOES come from within. I’m not talking about inner beauty, we KNOW that our outer beauty reflects our inner beauty. I am rather talking about what we put into our bodies, the foods we eat, the vitamins and nutritional supplement we provide our body with…
Eating healthy all of the time should be everyone’s mission. We should be eating foods with Vitamin B7 (or H) and rich in omega fatty acids… But how much should we be eating of these nutrient rich foods (almonds, lentils, avocados, salmon) everyday and how often? It can get complicated right?
Simplifying the equation
What if we just did the best we could to make sure we are receiving the nutrients we need without going crazy? What if there was a much simpler way to get those nutrients into our bodies and into our hair?
Have you ever heard of Biotin?
Biotin (also known as vitamin B7 or H) is part of the complex B vitamins. It acts as a co-enzyme in the body, necessary to metabolize fatty acids, amino acids and glucose. So whenever we eat foods containing these elements, vitamin B7 is essential for our bodies to be able to absorb the nutrients. Due to this, Biotin is also a must in maintaining our hair, skin and nails healthy.
Interesting fact: Vitamin B7 is also know as Vitamin H stemming from the German word Haar and Haut (menainh hair and skin).
Supplementing your food intake with a premium quality Biotin Supplement can be an excellent solution to ensure you are ingesting sufficient amounts of B7 daily.
An adult over the age of 18 should be ingesting at least 30 micrograms per day (10 milligrams) of Vitamin B7.
What happens if we don’t get enough Biotin?
A biotin deficiency can lead to a variety of skin problems including rashes, acne, psoriasis, dermatitis and overall itchiness. “B vitamins play a key role in the function of the nervous system and do affect hormone function, which suggests why depleting biotin levels can in turn play a significant role in skin health. Skin, hair and nails, must be nourished from the inside out to keep toxicities in the body at bay, otherwise, studies have shown, these weigh down the nervous system and symptoms will manifest on the skin and hair. This is one of the biggest signs that suggest a deficiency in biotin or vitamin B.
There’s strong evidence to support that a deficiency of Biotin will cause hair loss and cracked nails.
Though it’s uncommon to have a deficiency in biotin, chronic smokers, alcoholics, pregnant women, those with Crohn’s and/or liver disease and anyone eating a diet loaded with processed foods are most likely to have a deficiency. Symptoms often reveal themselves through dry eyes, cracking on the sides of the mouth, scaly skin, depression and hair loss.
Biotin’s other benefits
Biotin for weight loss and weight management
Although research involving the relation between Biotin and weight loss is still being carried out, it appears that Biotin plays a pivotal role in supporting metabolic function and works as a co-enzyme to help break down food, particularly carbohydrates. As with any supplement, it is still important to pair the Biotin with a healthy diet.
Biotin for healthy cholesterol and blood sugar levels
True, the health of our mane, our skin, and our nails, are also influenced by our age, our hormones and the environment, but if we can easily supply our body with the support it needs to look healthier and younger, AND help our overall health simultaneously….Why not?
As in all my posts, I would like to stress how vital it is to choose a quality supplement. When choosing you Biotin Supplement make sure it does not contain harmful additives and fillers such as magnesium stearate and micro-crystalline cellulose. The poisons lurking in most supplements can do more harm than good.
You also want to make sure the supplements are manufactured in FDA registered facilities that follow GMP standards.
Safety Information:If you are pregnant, nursing, or under the age of 18, you should speak with a physician before beginning this or any other supplementation regimen. You should also consult with a doctor if you have a pre-existing medical condition or take daily medication or other supplements for any purpose.
The Biotin Ingenium Naturals Product is 100% natural, and contains no fillers and no binders, no artificial colors nor artificial flavors.
Live well! Live healthy! Enjoy the journey!
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