How Much Biotin Do I Need?
AI for Adults is 30 mcg/d
Upper Limit- not determined
Adequate Intake (AI) is developed when there is not enough scientific data to establish a Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA)
Why Do I Need Biotin?
Biotin is a coenzyme used in:
Amino acid metabolism
Biotin is widespread in foods but exact amounts are not well known and biotin content does not appear in most food databases
Biotin deficiency and toxicity are both very rare
Bacteria in the colon are able to synthesize biotin but it is unclear if we are able to absorb it
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