Vitamin B7

Vitamin B7 is a water-soluble vitamin part of the group of essential nutrients known as the B Complex. Vitamin B7 is known as the “beauty vitamin” as it helps promote healthy skin, nails, and hair. Vitamin B7 is vital for a healthy nervous system, psychological wellbeing, and blood sugar balance. Vitamin B7 also supports energy metabolism in the body and is required for protein, carbohydrate, and fat metabolism.

Health Claims:

  • Contributes to normal fat metabolism and energy production
  • Contributes to normal functioning of the nervous system
  • Contributes to normal macronutrient metabolism
  • Contributes to normal psychological function
  • Contributes to maintenance of normal hair
  • Contributes to maintenance of normal skin and mucous membranes

Natural Sources: Wholegrains, cereals, cauliflower, bananas, mushrooms, egg yolk, liver, kidney, almonds, peanuts, pecans, walnuts, soybeans.

Formulated with integrity

The ingredients chosen for use in Pro You products are backed by the latest scientific research, or steeped in traditional use. We believe that the best health choice is an informed one, so for your reading, we’ve collated a selection of the most relevant unaffiliated studies that support the selections made by our lead scientist and naturopath when formulating our products

Published Research

This research is for informational use only. The results reported may not occur in all individuals. This information should not be read to recommend or endorse any specific products.

Mock DM. Biotin: From Nutrition to Therapeutics. J Nutr. 2017 Aug;147(8):1487-1492. doi: 10.3945/jn.116.238956. Epub 2017 Jul 12. PMID: 28701385; PMCID: PMC5525106.

Gravel RA, Narang MA. Molecular genetics of biotin metabolism: old vitamin, new science. J Nutr Biochem. 2005 Jul;16(7):428-31. doi: 10.1016/j.jnutbio.2005.03.020. PMID: 15992684.

Kuroishi T. Regulation of immunological and inflammatory functions by biotin. Can J Physiol Pharmacol. 2015 Dec;93(12):1091-6. doi: 10.1139/cjpp-2014-0460. Epub 2015 Mar 26. PMID: 26168302.

Further Reading

Biotin for Hair Growth: Does It Work?

Medically reviewed by Debra Sullivan, Ph.D., MSN, R.N., CNE, COI

March 7, 2019

Health Benefits of Biotin

Medically reviewed by Debra Rose Wilson, Ph.D., MSN, R.N., IBCLC, AHN-BC, CHT — Written by Cara J. Stevens

March 8, 2019

Biotin – Vitamin B7

Harvard Health Publishing Staff

March 14, 2021