Just how healthy is your hair? While most of us like to think that we are taking good care of our tresses by using the right products but many people don’t know that our diet impacts the health of our hair. Yes, the foods that you eat on a daily basis could be the reason why your hair lacks luster and movement.
Check out these five foods that can help keep your tresses shiny and healthy.
Whether you scramble them, cook them sunny side up or boiled eggs are should be apart of your diet. Packed with protein, eggs are an excellent source of biotin. These two nutrients are important for hair growth. Protein is vital because our hair follicles are mostly made up of protein. A lack of protein results in hair loss. Biotin is a nutrient that stimulates keratin production which is a form of hair protein. Also, eggs are also loaded with other nutrients like zinc and selenium.
How do you like to eat your berries? Do you like them whipped onto yogurt or blended in a smoothie? Berries are jam-packed with antioxidants that not only promote hair growth but protects your hair follicles. Free radicals which naturally exist in the body can be harmful to your hair follicles. Antioxidants in berries protect against the damage that these molecules can unleash.
Berries are also a source of Vitamin C. Vitamin C produces collagen another form of protein that can strengthen your hair.
Fatty fish like salmon, mackerel and here are one of the best sources of omega-3 fatty acids which have been linked to healthy hair growth. Vitamins B, D3 and other nutrients like selenium and proteins that promote hair growth and health.
Nuts like almonds, cashews, and peanuts just to name a few is a low caloric food source that should definitely be apart of your diet. Nuts offer a wide variety of health benefits including stimulating hair growth.
Avocados are a source of healthy fat that can fill your Vitamin E and Vitamin D needs. Vitamin protects various areas of the skin such as the scalp. A damaged scalp stops hair follicles from growing and negatively affects the health of your hair. Avocados also contain fatty acids which the body doesn’t naturally produce. Fatty acid deficiency is closely linked to hair loss.
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