Fact sheet

Biotin, also called vitamin B7, is one of the B vitamins. It is involved in a wide range of metabolic processes, both in humans and in other organisms, primarily related to the utilization of fats, carbohydrates, and amino acids.The name biotin derives from the Greek word “bios” (to live) and the suffix “-in” (a general chemical suffix used in organic chemistry).

Biotin, a member of the B vitamin complex, is necessary for both metabolism and growth in humans, particularly in the production of fatty acids, antibodies, and digestive
enzymes and in tissue metabolism.

Combination of chromium picolinate and biotin significantly enhances glucose uptake in skeletal muscle cells and enhances glucose disposal.14

mean differences for blood glucose levels

R. Keith Campbell. A Critical Review of Chromium Picolinate and Biotin. US Pharm. 2006; 31(11) (Diabetes suppl)1-4.

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