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Vitamin B7 is also known as biotin. It used to be called vitamin H, which stood for Haar und Haut – a German term for hair and skin. The water-soluble vitamin does not store in your body, so you need to replace it on a regular basis. Biotin helps your body function properly in several different ways. Although more research is required to prove these assumptions, this particular vitamin can improve your health. Keep reading to learn more about biotin and its possible benefits.

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1. Jumpstart Metabolism

Several enzymes that are involved in fat, protein and carbohydrate metabolism need biotin to produce energy and function properly. The enzymes play a crucial role in macronutrient metabolism by initiating the required steps to start the metabolic process of fatty acid synthesis, gluconeogenesis, and the breakdown of amino acids, just to name a few.

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