What foods are good sources of biotin?

Dr. Rovenia Brock, PhD
Nutrition & Dietetics
Biotin, or vitamin B7, is commonly found in foods such as brewer’s yeast, strawberries, organ meat, cheese and soybeans.
The following foods are rich in biotin:

• Liver
• Cooked eggs
• Wild salmon
• Avocado
• Whole wheat bread
• Cauliflower
• Raspberries
Michael T. Murray, ND
Naturopathic Medicine

The best sources of biotin are brewer's yeast, organ meats, and soybeans. Good sources are peanuts, oatmeal, cauliflower, and mushrooms. Note: Raw egg whites contain avidin, a protein that binds biotin and prevents its absorption. Avidin is destroyed by cooking.

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