Can Biotin help hair growth?
Biotin is also known as Vitamin B7. It’s found in small amounts in foods such as eggs, milk and nuts.
How can biotin help hair growth? A biotin deficiency has been found to lead to thinning of the hair and it is often used in supplement form to help with conditions such as hair loss and brittle nails. One study found that 100% of people taking biotin supplements showed evidence of clinical improvement after receiving biotin for poor hair or nail growth. (Click here to read more about the research study).
Biotin is naturally found in many foods and if you’re looking to help improve the health of your hair and nails you can easily increase the amount of biotin in the diet by eating more of the following foods:
Organ meats, such as liver or kidney
Nuts, such as almonds, peanuts, and walnuts
Soybeans and other legumes
How long until you notice results?
For most people it can take a few months before noticing a difference, this is because you need to see the health of the new hair growth which can take months to get long enough to see the difference. In order to see the best results, biotin intake should be consistent every day.
To ensure a consistent intake of enough biotin for best results, a supplement is a good idea.