Diet for Healthy Hair by Tracey Pearson
The environment puts enough stress on your hair and your body can become deficient of many nutrients that are needed for healthy skin and hair. The right products will help protect and repair. Let’s try to work on the inside where you have more options to play with the styles you so desire.
Here are a few foods to add to your diet that will help you have the hair you love:
Salmon-Packed with protein that helps your body produce Keratin. Omega 3′s that support a healthy scalp and helps prevent hair loss. Omega 3′s are essential hair building blocks.
Carrots-A great source of Vitamin A. Vitamin A promotes hair follicles by keeping the root of the hair lubricated.
Eggs-Protein, protein, protein. A person with a protein deficiency will have increased hair loss. The body will cut off the protein to the hair to give to the body. Biotin and B12 boosts your metabolism of fats, carbohydrates, and proteins that are needed for thick hair and growth. Biotin increases elasticity of your hair follicles and cortex.
Dairy Products-Provides a great source of calcium for strong hair and nails. Protein.
Nuts-Zinc is essential for healthy hair. Nuts also have your Omega 3′s.
Dark Green Vegetables-Excellent source of Vitamin A and C, which your body needs to produce sebum. Low sebum can cause dry, brittle hair.
Beans-Protein, zinc, iron and biotin. You can’t go wrong.